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The Immigration Process

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Anyone following the news knows that making sure your immigration status is secure and protected is vital to your livelihood and that of your family, and that has never been more true than right now. With various political forces pledging to increase enforcement of immigration...

Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints as of 02/23/17

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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...

Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints as of 02/16/17

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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...

Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints as of 02/13/17

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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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Can You Be Convicted of a Crime in CA if Someone Else Actually Committed It?

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One of the biggest misconceptions that people have about the criminal law is that they can only be convicted of the crime if they themselves took the actions which constituted the crime. Thus, a person might think that if he merely took some seemingly legal action of telling a...

Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints as of 01/27/17

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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...

Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints as of 01/19/17

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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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CBD and Other Marijuana Extracts Declared Schedule I Drugs by DEA

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For years, the law surrounding marijuana was pretty simple: it was illegal under both federal and California law. Then, in the 1970s, California took steps to decriminalize possession, and in the 1990s, became the first state to legalize the medical use of marijuana. And finally,...

Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints as of 01/10/17

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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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Can Medical Marijuana Prevent You From Winning a Custody Battle?

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Last year’s Proposition 64 passage legalized the use of recreational marijuana in California, and medical marijuana has been legal in the state for over two decades now. But that does not mean that the use of recreational or medicinal marijuana will have no negative consequences...