Juvenile Crimes

Underage Drinking Lawyer — Coachella Dragnet

California Underage Drinking Lawyer --- The Annual Coachella Dragnet It is a rite of passage for many music lovers to journey to the Coachella Valley in Riverside, California to enjoy the annual music festival which this year will last over a two week period.  As with many music festivals, Coachella oftentimes have designated drinking or [...]

By |April 14th, 2017|Criminal Defense, Juvenile Crimes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Underage Drinking Lawyer — Coachella Dragnet

Brendan Dassey’s Coerced Confession — Challenging an Unlawful Confession in California

As many people watched the Netflix documentary “Making a Murderer” about the murder trials of Steven Avery and his 16 year old nephew Brendan Dassey, it becomes apparent that a statement or “confession” made to the police can often times be a mountain too high to climb.  However, whether you are facing a charge of [...]

By |January 16th, 2016|Criminal Defense, Juvenile Crimes|Comments Off on Brendan Dassey’s Coerced Confession — Challenging an Unlawful Confession in California

Juvenile Criminal Sentencing in California

Juvenile criminal sentencing in California is more complex than one might think.  From Justin Bieber to Lindsay Lohan, we often see young people when they are minors getting into trouble which may lead to criminal charges.  In many counties in California including Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino and Riverside County, we see juveniles get involved [...]

By |July 21st, 2014|Juvenile Crimes|Comments Off on Juvenile Criminal Sentencing in California

California Law on Sentencing Juveniles to Life in Prison

California law on sentencing juveniles to life in prison without the possibility of parole is being reexamined due to a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.  Except for Somalia, South Sudan and the United States, most countries in the world prohibit juveniles from being sentenced to life without the possibility of parole when the juvenile offender [...]

By |May 9th, 2014|Juvenile Crimes|Comments Off on California Law on Sentencing Juveniles to Life in Prison

Juvenile Questioning By Police Under California Law

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, [...]

By |April 2nd, 2014|Juvenile Crimes|Comments Off on Juvenile Questioning By Police Under California Law
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