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What is Unemployment Insurance Fraud?
What is Unemployment Insurance Fraud?

Unemployment benefits were created to help employees through a hard time. Understanding how the system works and ensuring that the rules are properly adhered to cuts down on fraud and allows the right people to get the benefits they are owed. Unfortunately, sometimes the guidelines of unemployment insurance can be confusing and lead some to commit unemployment insurance fraud almost accidentally. Read on to learn more on this pertinent topic:  What is Unemployment Insurance Fraud? […]

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  • Consequences for Petty Theft in California

    What Is Petty Theft? Someone who commits a petty theft crime unlawfully steals property of a relatively low value. Circumstances surrounding petty theft, including specific value parameters and sentencing, vary by state. What Is Considered Petty Theft in California? The State of California charges all theft crimes, including petty theft, under Penal Code Section 484 PC, which states that: “Every person who shall feloniously steal, take, carry, lead, or drive away the personal property of […]

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  • Is Tax Evasion a Federal Crime?

    We’ve all heard of “tax evasion” and that it’s definitely not something you want to be caught doing. But do most of us actually know what tax evasion entails? Is it a crime? Is it a felony? Up ahead, we’ll take a look at the definition of tax evasion and what you should know about it as a tax-paying citizen. What Is Tax Evasion? Tax evasion is a criminal offense involving deliberate avoidance or unwillingness […]

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  • What is the Penalty for Forgery in California?

    In grade school, putting your name on someone else’s paper, changing a grade, or writing a note pretending to be someone else could get you detention or at least a good talking to and a note home. As an adult, a similar type of crime could get you jail time and significant fines if convicted due to the strict forgery punishment California offers. California Penal Code 470 According to Penal Code 470, examples of forgery […]

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  • Defenses Against Aggravated Assault in California

    Assault charges are a serious matter — one that most people will want professional help to defend against. But though aggravated assault can be extremely serious, there still are some defenses that can be used successfully. What is Assault? When most people say “assault,” they are talking about a dramatic, physical attack. But legally, “assault” occurs when a perpetrator causes a victim to think that they may be subjected to either harmful or offensive contact. […]

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  • What is Unemployment Insurance Fraud?

    Unemployment benefits were created to help employees through a hard time. Understanding how the system works and ensuring that the rules are properly adhered to cuts down on fraud and allows the right people to get the benefits they are owed. Unfortunately, sometimes the guidelines of unemployment insurance can be confusing and lead some to commit unemployment insurance fraud almost accidentally. Read on to learn more on this pertinent topic:  What is Unemployment Insurance Fraud? […]

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  • How To Choose The Right Criminal Defense Attorney in San Diego

    Whether you or someone you know has been arrested and charged with a crime, the first step you should take is talking to an attorney. You don’t always have to hire them – scheduling a consultation can give you the resources and confidence you need to handle yourself in the courtroom – but if you want the best outcome possible, it’s advisable to do so. Finding the right criminal defense attorney for you isn’t always easy, which is why we’re here to give you some guidance along the way.

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  • What to Do if You’re Arrested at a Protest: Insights From A Criminal Defense Attorney

    Encounters with the police can be stressful and confusing on a good day, but being in a large crowd of angry or frustrated people can amplify these feelings more than necessary. Regardless of what may have occurred, you have certain rights as a citizen. If you have any further questions regarding your rights or prior interaction with the police during a protest, please consider contacting us at Premier Criminal Defense in San Diego.

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  • Most Common Domestic Violence Charge in California

    A domestic violence charge is a serious accusation in the state of California, one that comes with severe prison or jail time and/or expensive fines. It could also include a restraining order that could subsequently prevent you from being around your child, spouse, or home. Therefore, understanding and ins and outs of domestic violence charges are imperative if you have been arrested for such a crime.  What is Domestic Violence Crime? Before delving further into […]

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  • Why is Reducing a Felony to a Misdemeanor Important?

    There are significant differences between facing the repercussions of a felony and a misdemeanor charge. Most times, having a felony reduced to a misdemeanor level will mean you can secure more employment opportunities, reduce time with a probation officer, have your rights to own a gun restored, and much more. Therefore, when possible, you always want to have your felony reduced to the misdemeanor level. Read on to learn more: The Difference Between a Misdemeanor […]

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  • What To Do If You’re Pulled Over For DUI in California

    Getting pulled over for a suspected DUI is a situation in which you hope to never find yourself. However, should this exact situation come about, it’s wise to know your rights in terms of the California law. It’s also a good idea to know what to do and what not to do, so you don’t make your situation worse. Thankfully, Premier Criminal Defense has you covered. Read on to learn more about California DUI codes […]

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  • How To Respond To Police Questioning

    Do you have to answer police questions? Police officers serve a vital role in the community and are a needed component of a free society. However, their presence as one of authority can be intimidating and scary, even if you are innocent of any guilt. If you are guilty, seeing that badge come your way, asking some hard-to-answer questions, can be even scarier. This feeling of inadequacy and fear is well founded as police officers […]

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  • California Disorderly Conduct Laws

    Laws defining disorderly content differ among municipalities and states, and the conduct encompassed in these ordinances and laws are broad. Disorderly conduct can also be labeled in other terms, such as a breach of the peace or disturbing the peace. In essence, it’s any behavior that can cause alarm, annoyance, or anger in other people or lead to an increased likelihood of unlawful activity engagement. In California, according to Penal Code 647, the following are […]

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