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What Is a Disposition Hearing in Criminal Court in Los Angeles?

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Feb 02, 2022 | Criminal Defense

If you are scheduled to attend a disposition hearing in criminal court in Los Angeles, you’re probably wondering what to expect. If you have a disposition hearing coming up it is critical that you retain legal counsel and discuss your situation with them. Only your lawyer can properly advise you regarding an upcoming hearing. Disposition… read more

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What is a Failure to Comply in Los Angeles?

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Feb 01, 2022 | Criminal Defense

If you’ve been ordered by the court to do something (or not do something), it’s important that you follow the court’s instructions. If you don’t abide by the court’s orders, you could be faced with a “failure to comply” notice. What is a failure to comply? In general terms, it just means the court found… read more

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What is a Body Attachment? Is This a Criminal Charge? What Will Happen to Me if a Body Attachment is Placed on Me?

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Jan 28, 2022 | Criminal Defense

Wondering what a body attachment is? Is it a criminal charge? What will happen to me if a body attachment is placed on you? If you have a body attachment, you need to consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney. Your attorney will be able to advise you on the best course of action for… read more

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What To Expect at an Initial Legal Consultation

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Jan 27, 2022 | Criminal Defense

If you’ve been charged with a crime in LA, it can be scary to reach out to an attorney. It may feel like you are admitting to yourself that you may be in trouble. But the initial consultation with your lawyer is an essential step in the fight for your freedom and reputation. An experienced… read more

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Prosecution Tactics in Domestic Violence Cases in Los Angeles

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Dec 23, 2021 | Criminal Defense

If you have been charged with domestic violence, you need experienced and aggressive legal counsel. Prosecutors treat domestic violence (DV) defendants with unique distaste. They tend to forget that you are 100% innocent unless they prove you guilty at trial. The state may use underhanded tactics to try to convict you of DV charges. A… read more

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The Basics of Assault and Battery Law

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Dec 20, 2021 | Criminal Defense

Assault and battery charges can be brought in a broad range of surprising situations, from minor fistfights to heated arguments to cases where no one was actually hurt. If you’re facing an assault and battery charge, you probably have a lot of questions. With your freedom on the line, it’s important to do everything you… read more

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Cannabis Laws State by State

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Dec 10, 2021 | Criminal Defense

In this blog, Los Angeles criminal defense lawyers at the Rodriguez Law Group discuss cannabis laws state by state. The easiest way to break down marijuana laws by state is to put states into one of three groups. The three groups are: Legalized recreational weed Medical marijuana only No marijuana allowed whatsoever Even when legalized… read more

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How Far is 1000 Feet Within a School Area in Miles?

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Nov 30, 2021 | Sex Crimes

California sex offender restrictions are not as clear-cut as other states that have simple 1000 foot rules. The quick way to determine 1000 feet in miles can be calculated by dividing 1000 feet by the number of feet in a mile. This is 1000 over 5,280, which comes out to .19 of a mile. To… read more

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5 Tips to Choose the Best Criminal Defense Lawyer

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Nov 18, 2021 | Criminal Defense

In this article, the Rodriguez Law Group discusses 5 tips to choose the best criminal defense lawyer. When you are facing criminal charges in Los Angeles, CA, it can feel like the whole world is against you. The full weight of the government is bearing down on you, and nobody seems to care. You have… read more

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What Are Your Legal Options if You Hit a Bike Rider With Your Car

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Nov 05, 2021 | Criminal Defense

In this blog, The Rodriguez Law Group explains your legal options if you hit a bike rider with your car. Your legal options after hitting a bike rider with your car in Los Angeles are actually fairly limited. Pursuant to state law, you are required to: Stay on scene Call 911 or otherwise render aid… read more

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