Santa Clarita Bail Bonds for Domestic Violence Charges

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When someone commits assault and battery on their spouse, fiance, cohabitant, dating partner, or the parent of their child, the alleged crime will likely be charged under California's domestic violence laws. Accusations of domestic violence are serious crimes, and most district attorney's offices in the state have a special unit which is dedicated to prosecuting these crimes. As a matter of fact, cases of alleged domestic violence charges are often prosecuted even if the alleged victim recants, ...

Understanding the Felony Court Process

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Understanding the Felony Court Process Crimes in California are typically defined by the type of punishment that's associated with it. Felonies, for example, are defined under the California Penal Code as "any crimes that are punishable by death or by imprisonment in state prison." For felony charges to be filed, police will fill out a report and hand it over to the district attorney. Sometimes these reports are filled out as the result of an arrest, but not always. Police reports are also th...

Caught Cultivating Cannabis in Canyon Country?

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Individuals caught cultivating cannabis in Canyon Country are facing a pretty serious crime. Under California Health and Safety Code 11358 HS, cultivating marijuana is a felony. Under the law, individuals can be charged if they are suspected of planting, cultivating, harvesting, drying or processing marijuana. Interestingly, it's possible to be charged with this crime without even being at the location. All the police need to do is suspect that you played some part in the processing or cultivati...