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  • AB-1196 – Bill Regarding Peace Officers: Use of Force - Approved by the Governor
    AB-1196 – Bill Regarding Peace Officers: Use of Force - Approved by the Governor

    According to existing California law, a peace officer is authorized to make an arrest pursuant to a warrant or based upon probable cause. Under existing law, an officer is authorized to use reasonable ...

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  • AB-1506 – Bill Regarding Police Use of Force - Approved by the Governor
    AB-1506 – Bill Regarding Police Use of Force - Approved by the Governor

    On September 30, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom approved AB-1506. [1] Existing law requires law enforcement agencies to maintain a policy on the use of force and requires the “Commission on Peace Officer ...

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  • DUI with a BAC of .131/.129! Won DMV Administrative Per Se Hearing! No Suspension!
    DUI with a BAC of .131/.129! Won DMV Administrative Per Se Hearing! No Suspension!

    Recently, attorney Alexandra Mateus won a DMV Administrative Per Se hearing for a client alleged to have been driving a motor vehicle with a BAC of .131/.129! At the DMV hearing, we argued that the ...

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  • Policy Limit Personal Injury Settlement for Client Rear-Ended by Another Vehicle on the I-110 Freeway in Los Angeles!
    Policy Limit Personal Injury Settlement for Client Rear-Ended by Another Vehicle on the I-110 Freeway in Los Angeles!

    Our client contacted our office after he had been violently rear-ended by a vehicle that failed to yield to slowing traffic on the I-110 northbound freeway in Los Angeles, California. Our client ...

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  • Injured in a Car Collision and Want to Seek Bodily Injury Damages? What are the Initial Steps to Pursuing a Claim for Bodily Injury Damages?
    Injured in a Car Collision and Want to Seek Bodily Injury Damages? What are the Initial Steps to Pursuing a Claim for Bodily Injury Damages?

    A vehicle collision is an unexpected, traumatic, and inconvenient event which oftentimes results in bodily injury to the drivers and other passengers involved in the collision. Those injured as a ...

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  • Superior Court of Los Angeles County Expands Audio and Video Appearances for Criminal Courtrooms and Other Practice Areas!
    Superior Court of Los Angeles County Expands Audio and Video Appearances for Criminal Courtrooms and Other Practice Areas!

    On August 6, 2020, Presiding Judge Kevin Brazile of the Los Angeles County Superior Court announced the expansion of remote courtroom appearances in hundreds of Los Angeles County Criminal and Family ...

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