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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

Domestic Violence Charges in California

domestic violence, Keyshawn Johnson, California Criminal Law, Los Angeles Criminal Attorney

Domestic Violence charges in California can happen to anyone at any time who is in a relationship or cohabitation with a significant other.  Case in poin: It appears that former USC wide receiver and NFL Superbowl Champion wide receiver, Keyshawn Johnson,  caught a new misdemeanor domestic battery charge as a result of a domestic dispute […]

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, […]