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Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints as of 11/16/17

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Always remember to please ride with a designated driver and be sure to be safe. Here are the DUI / DWI checkpoints this week as provided by law enforcement. As always, if you have any questions related to this post feel free to give us a call. LAPD Targets Impaired Drivers with...
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Do Police Need a Warrant to Make an Arrest in California?

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State and local police in California are required to follow not only California law in making arrests but also to respect your rights under the U.S. Constitution, which includes the Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable searches and seizures. An arrest is a seizure, and...
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Can I Be Arrested for Having Marijuana in the Car in California?

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It may be hard to believe now, but there was a time when news of celebrities being arrested for marijuana in Los Angeles was a regular thing. Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Eric Clapton and Neil Young were arrested during a jam session in Topanga Canyon in 1968 when the police...
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Can a CA Prenuptial Agreement Be Changed or Cancelled After the Wedding?

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Prenuptial agreements have been steadily gaining in popularity over the years, as more couples preparing to get married see the agreements more and more as a positive way to protect both spouses from the expense, drama, uncertainty, and stress of a drawn-out divorce trial down...
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Can Your Google Searches Be Used Against You in Criminal Court?

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One of the most watched criminal trials of the decade occurred in the now-ancient time of 2011, when Casey Anthony stood trial for the murder of her child Caylee Anthony. A key piece of evidence presented by the prosecution against her was the testimony of a forensic specialist...
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Are Prenuptial Agreements Legal and Valid in California?

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Whether you have a prenuptial agreement in place or are considering entering into one (which could be based on your own idea or your fiance’s), an important question is whether such an agreement is actually legal and valid under California law. If the prenuptial agreement is not...

Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints as of 09/08/17

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Always remember to please ride with a designated driver and be sure to be safe. Here are the DUI / DWI checkpoints this week as provided by law enforcement. As always, if you have any questions related to this post feel free to give us a call. LAPD Targets Impaired Drivers with...
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2017 California Guidelines for Growing and Carrying Marijuana

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You’ve probably heard that, as of November 9 of last year, recreational marijuana is now legal in California. And yet you cannot yet go buy it in stores, and no dispensaries are legally allowed to sell it to you if you do not have a medical prescription. On top of that, marijuana...
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Can I Get a DUI if I Pass a Sobriety Test but Fail a Breathalyzer Test?

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You’ve had a few drinks one night when you see the red and blue lights of a police car in your rearview mirror. What happens next can have enormous consequences for your finances, your future, and even your freedom as the police officer approaches and gathers evidence, to the...
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