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  • Being charged with a crime can happen to anybody. A police officer is a human being, and he or she occasionally makes mistakes in arresting individuals. He or she may lack probable cause to arrest a person. If you have been arrested for a crime, then it is important to get in touch with a… [Continue Reading]

    Glendale Criminal Defense Attorney
  • Violent crimes are perhaps the most serious charges requiring an experienced and dedicated defense lawyer involve violent crime cases.  GLOTZER and SWEAT LLP has handled a variety of violent crime cases, including murder, attempted murder, felony resisting arrest, assault with a deadly weapon and assault and battery.  Sentencing in these types of cases can range… [Continue Reading]

    Violent Crimes
  • Our firm handles all types of criminal appeals in California.  An appeal is an attempt to overturn a conviction based upon legal errors that may have occurred that may allow the conviction to be attacked.  A successful appeal can result in the suppression of evidence that was admitted at trial, a reduction in the sentence… [Continue Reading]

    Criminal Appeals in California
  • Felony 2 Strikes Case Lancaster, California Result: Dismissal of Strikes and Probation. Felony 2 Strikes Case Fontana, California Result: Dismissal of Strikes and Probation. DMV Hearing for Minor with blood alcohol of .05 Van Nuys, California Result: Dismissed Embezzlement of funds over $150,000.00 Long Beach, California Result: Probation Embezzlement and Fraud over $100,000.00 Airport Court, California Result: Probation Attempted Murder Los Angeles Metro Court Result: Dismissed DMV… [Continue Reading]

    Case Results
  • The Criminal process in California depends upon a lot of factors including the level of the offense charged (misdemeanor or felony), the nature of the criminal charges and other things.  This is a brief explanation of generally what happens in felony cases: Arraignment • First Appearance Your arraignment is your first appearance in court after… [Continue Reading]

    Criminal Process
  • About our criminal defense lawyers: JOSHUA W. GLOTZER When you or a loved one is arrested, protection of your legal rights can only come from an effective and experienced attorney. In a criminal case, it is essential to retain an experienced attorney who has the knowledge to challenge the police and prosecutors and provide the… [Continue Reading]

    About our Criminal Defense Lawyers

Vehicular Manslaughter in California

Vehicular Manslaughter, California Criminal Law

Vehicular manslaughter in California is a crime that can be charged in more instances than one would think.  As we look at recent reports of the tragic April 10 accident involving a FED-EX tractor trailer truck and a school bus killing 10 people including 17 year old Marisa Serrata from Norte Vista High School in […]

Sex Offender Registration in California

Sex offender registration in California is being required in more and more cases.  Whether convicted of a sex offense in California or another state in the United States, most convictions, even minor misdemeanors, will require that one registers as a sex offender under California Penal Code section 290.     When charged with a sex offense in […]

Juvenile Questioning By Police Under California Law

Juvenile Crime Lawyer Los Angeles; Juvenile Crime Attorney California

Juvenile questioning by police under California Law is a subject of a recent 9th Circuit Court of Appeal.  In my almost 20 years of practicing criminal defense in California I am often retained on cases involving juveniles being charged with serious crimes such as robbery, assault with a deadly or even murder.   In many situations, […]

Robbery Charges in California

Los Angeles Robbery Defense Attorney

Robbery charges in California are one of the most common criminal charges a person may face whether it be in Los Angeles, Riverside or Orange County.   The crime of robbery ranges in degrees depending upon many factors such as armed robbery or a robbery by use of force or fear not involving a weapon […]