What Should I Do About False Sex Crime Accusations Made on the Internet?
Facing false sex crime accusations on the internet can be distressing and damaging to your life. It’s crucial to address them quickly and effectively to protect yourself. The following are some critical steps you should consider taking (or not taking): Stay Calm Your initial reaction might be fear or anger, which is completely understandable. However,… read moreRead More
What Does it Mean to Have Your Probation Revoked?
Probation is a form of punishment given by the court that allows offenders to live in their community under supervision instead of serving time in jail or prison. It’s often given to low-risk offenders when judges believe rehabilitation outside jail holds more promise than inside one. When on probation in Los Angeles, you’re expected to… read moreRead More
How Can You Avoid Registering as a Sex Offender?
Being required to register as a sex offender can be devastating. It can also have long-term collateral consequences for almost every aspect of your life. Being a registered sex offender could impact you indefinitely. Roughly two dozen sex crimes require offenders to register on the California sex offender registry. There are very few sex crimes… read moreRead More
What Are the Best Defenses in Sexual Assault Cases?
Sexual assault allegations can have lasting ramifications that threaten your life, reputation, and career. For this reason, it’s vital that those accused investigate all potential legal defense strategies thoroughly in order to form a solid response. An attorney can help significantly in this endeavor, but it would still be helpful for you to know some… read moreRead More
Who Was O.J. Simpson’s Lawyer?
The trial of O.J. Simpson gripped the nation in 1994. Mr. Simpson, a former superstar in the NFL, was accused of murdering his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman. Mr. Simpson assembled a so-called “Dream Team” of criminal defense attorneys, who, after a lengthy public trial, played a pivotal role in securing… read moreRead More
How To Successfully Fight a DUI Case
If you have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) under California law, you may be facing a host of potential penalties that carry significant and severe consequences. Your punishment could include heavy fines, a suspension of your privilege to drive in California, imprisonment, increases in your insurance premiums, and impacts on your employment…. read moreRead More
Should I Hire a Lawyer if I’m Being Investigated for a Sex Crime?
Sex crimes range from misdemeanors to felonies under California law. Depending on the charges, the presence of a criminal history, and other factors, a person could face substantial prison time for a sex crime conviction. In some situations, law enforcement agents investigate an alleged offense for weeks or months before making an arrest. Generally, the… read moreRead More
5 Tips to Choose the Best Criminal Defense Lawyer
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 moreRead More
Open Container Laws
California has several open container laws that can result in various penalties and punishments if violated. Understanding California open container laws and the need to consult a Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer might help you avoid the most severe penalties. Before we review specific open container offenses and the potential penalties for a conviction, it… read moreRead More
What Is Considered Criminal Trespass in California?
There are different types of trespassing charges in California, and the severity of the charges depends on the circumstances that led to the offense. It can be charged as an infraction, a misdemeanor, or a felony, but most cases of trespass are charged as misdemeanors. Penal Code 602 specifically states the different means by which… read moreRead More