Criminal Law

What is the Disarm Hate Act?

California Disarm Hate Act

California has some of the strictest gun laws on the books in the country. On January 1, 2018, the state’s gun regulations became even tighter. The California legislature passed a bill in 2017 that would prevent individuals convicted of a hate crime from owning a gun within 10 years of their crime. California’s governor signed […] Read more


Do You Need A Lawyer At An Arraignment In California?

Being arrested can leave you feeling like you have nowhere to turn. The surroundings may be unfamiliar and you may find the legal process confusing. But, it may provide some solace to know that criminal matters in California generally follow a common set of procedures. One of these is the arraignment, which is an opportunity […] Read more


What Is The Three Strikes Law?

In baseball, “three strikes and you’re out” is a common phrase. It lets players know that that the third strike is their last chance to hit the ball. Players who fail to get a hit on their third try are sent back to the dugout and, in some cases, this means game over. The Three […] Read more