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  • Felony vs. Misdemeanor DUI in California
    Felony vs. Misdemeanor DUI in California

    Driving under the influence ( DUI ) is a serious criminal offense in California punishable by a range of steep and far-reaching penalties. While those penalties can be severe even in cases where ...

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  • What Happens After a DUI Arrest in California?
    What Happens After a DUI Arrest in California?

    Under California Vehicle Code 23152 , you can be arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) if the law enforcement officer making the traffic stop believes that you were driving a vehicle while ...

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  • Criminal Drug Possession Law in California
    Criminal Drug Possession Law in California

    Under California Law, criminal possession of drugs is broken down into two different categories, simple possession of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance with the intent to ...

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  • Reducing a Felony to a Misdemeanor in California
    Reducing a Felony to a Misdemeanor in California

    Under California law, some crimes can be classified as either misdemeanors or felonies. These crimes, also known as wobblers, can be declared a misdemeanor by the judge under certain circumstances. A ...

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  • Criminal Trespass in California
    Criminal Trespass in California

    Simply entering someone else’s property without permission, also known as trespassing, may not be considered a crime under California law. The state penal code requires some level of intent must be ...

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  • Domestic Violence, Battery Charges in California
    Domestic Violence, Battery Charges in California

    Under California law, committing domestic battery can result in a fine of up to $2,000 and/or imprisonment in a county jail for up to one year. If that person is granted probation or their sentence is ...

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