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  • How to Obtain Acceptance of a Personal Injury Settlement for a Minor in California?
    How to Obtain Acceptance of a Personal Injury Settlement for a Minor in California?

    According to California Civil Code section 1556, minors cannot contract. Thus, when counsel is seeking to settle a personal injury matter on behalf of a minor in California, court approval is ...

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  • DUI Homicide Filed as Vehicle Code section 23153 Reduced to Simple DUI! No jail!
    DUI Homicide Filed as Vehicle Code section 23153 Reduced to Simple DUI! No jail!

    Our office was recently retained to represent a client involved in an incident that resulted in his arrest for a violation of Vehicle Code section 23153, “Unlawful Driving Under the Influence and ...

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  • SB-192 “Posse Comitatus” Law Set to Repeal Penal Code section 150 and Penal Code section 1550
    SB-192 “Posse Comitatus” Law Set to Repeal Penal Code section 150 and Penal Code section 1550

    On August 30, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom approved SB-192. [1] SB-192 legislation officially repeals two statutes that are currently prosecutable under the California Penal Code. SB-192 will repeal ...

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  • NEW AB 392 Bill “Peace Officers: Deadly Force” Law Set to Take Effect
    NEW AB 392 Bill “Peace Officers: Deadly Force” Law Set to Take Effect

    On August 19, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom approved AB-392. [1] AB-392 legislation amends Penal Code section 196 and Penal Code section 835a and makes monumental changes to the law relating to peace ...

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  • Restraining Order Hearing Results in Dismissal!
    Restraining Order Hearing Results in Dismissal!

    Our office was recently retained to represent a client that was served with notice of a hearing for a civil restraining order filed against her. Our client had previously hired our office to represent ...

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  • Health and Safety Code section 11377(a), Possession of Methamphetamine, and Health and Safety Code section 11364, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Offenses Dismissed!
    Health and Safety Code section 11377(a), Possession of Methamphetamine, and Health and Safety Code section 11364, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Offenses Dismissed!

    Our office was recently retained to recall a arrest warrant on a 2010 case charging our client with violating Health and Safety Code section 11377(a), “Possession of a Controlled Substance, to Wit ...

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