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Speaking to Law Enforcement: What You Need to Know

Speaking to Law Enforcement: What You Need to Know If you have been arrested or have been in the general vicinity of a crime, law enforcement will be interested in asking you questions. Even innocent people often feel as if they are treated like criminals during this questioning process. The job of law enforcement is to solve a crime and their goal is to do it as quickly and efficiently...
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Changes in DUI Laws for 2014

The Law Offices of Ross Green   CHANGES IN THE DUI LAW FOR 2014 The most significant change in the driving under the influence (DUI) laws for 2014 is a reorganization of the statute. While the elements of DUI/DWI have not changed, the legislature separated offenses involving alcohol, drugs and the combination of both. Previously, Vehicle Code Section 23152(a) made it illegal to drive under the influence of alcohol or...
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Early Granting of Certificate of Rehabilitation

Early Granting of Certificate of Rehabilitation     SB 530 is amongst the many bills passed in the new year which improve post-conviction relief for those who have suffered a criminal conviction. This new law, codified in Penal Code Section 4852.22, speeds up the opportunity for the court to grant a certificate of rehabilitation.     Unlike those eligible for expungements under Penal Code Section 1203.4, individuals who suffered a...
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Expungement Prohibits Disclosure to Employers for Many

Expungement Prohibits Disclosure to Employers for Many Being convicted of a crime often results in post-conviction consequences years after the criminal offense was committed. A common example of this is when prospective job candidates are required to disclose prior convictions, even when they occurred years earlier. Relief from this predicament is now possible under the “Expungement” laws. Starting January 1, 2014, an employer, whether public or private, is prohibited from...
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DMV to Issue Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Drivers

DMV to Issue Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Drivers     AB 60, passed in 2013, requires the DMV to issue a driver’s license to a person who is unable to submit satisfactory proof that the applicant’s presence in the US is lawful if the driver is otherwise qualified. The applicant will still have to provided proof of identity and California residency though. The bill mandates this change on January 1,...
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More Rights for Immigrants who are Victims of Crime

More Rights for Immigrants who are Victims of Crime In order for a victim of crime to be provided services, they often have to present verification that they in fact have been victimized. A police report is the most common way to provide the needed documentation.  Yet, in the past, immigrants have been unable to obtain these reports because they could not provide verification of identity to the issuing police...
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The TRUST ACT- Immigration Holds Lifted

“The TRUST ACT” – Immigration Holds Limited As always, there are many new laws coming into effect in 2014. One of the most important from an immigration perspective is the TRUST ACT. Previously, jails, juvenile halls and other types of detention centers were authorized to hold a subject for up to forty-eight hours to allow federal immigration authorities to take detainees into custody.  The TRUST ACT prohibits such detentions in...
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Early Termination of Probation

Under Penal Code Section 1203.3, a judge has the discretion to order the early termination of probation. The statute states, “The court may at any time when the ends of justice will be served thereby, and when the good conduct and reform of the person so held on probation shall warrant it, terminate the period of probation, and discharge the person so held.” Early termination of probation will end any...
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Red Light Camera Ticket Defenses

With an increasing number of drivers being issued red light traffic tickets, it is important for people to know the available defenses. A successful defense can be found in the quality of the picture itself. Vehicle Code Section 210 requires the picture of the driver and license plate to be “clear.” Sunglasses or a lowered visor can often prevent the cameras from capturing a “clear” picture. Under section 210, the...
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Red Light Camera Ticket Defenses

With an increasing number of drivers being issued red light traffic tickets, it is important for people to know the available defenses. A successful defense can be found in the quality of the picture itself. Vehicle Code Section 210 requires the picture of the driver and license plate to be “clear.” Sunglasses or a lowered visor can often prevent the cameras from capturing a “clear” picture. Under section 210, the...
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