Should You Choose a Public Defender or a Private Attorney?

Should You Choose a Public Defender or a Private Attorney?
Being charged with a crime can be a scary situation. When it happens, you're faced with a multitude of decisions you may never have had to make before; all of which can have extreme repercussions on your future. One of the first questions you'll face, and arguably the one that has the most bearing on your future, is whether to hire a private attorney or to go with a public defender. Public Defenders: The Pros Everyone has the right to legal representation under US law, but finding it can b...
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Commercial Burglars at Large in Newhall

Commercial Burglars at Large in Newhall
LASD detectives working out of the Santa Clarita Sheriff Station are investigating two commercial burglaries that happened right next door to each other in Newhall. According to reports, the two suspects were caught on video breaking a glass window at the Popeye's Chicken in Newhall. Upon gaining entry to the restaurant, they took the store safe and two cash drawers. After leaving the Popeye's, the two suspects then did the same thing at the Baskin Robbins ice cream parlor next door. Video su...
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Assault with a Deadly Weapon Arrest in Castaic

Assault with a Deadly Weapon Arrest in Castaic
Last month, two men got into an altercation over a parking spot in Castaic during which one of the men allegedly pointed a firearm at the other. Yesterday, deputies from the Santa Clarita Sheriff Station located and arrested the suspect in Castaic. His charges include assault with a deadly weapon, as well as possession, since he had heroine and methamphetamine on his person at the time of his arrest. The suspect was taken to the Santa Clarita Sheriff Station to undergo booking and processing ...
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