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Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints as of 01/05/17

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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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When Can I Get Spousal Support in California?

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Ending a marriage can create financial havoc for a spouse who has been at least partially dependent on the other spouse throughout the marriage. While this is of course the case after the divorce, this financial stress can begin as soon as one of the spouses decides to pursue a...
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Facing Assault Charges: Proving Self-Defense

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There are two sides to every story in an assault charge and figuring out who was the innocent victim and who was the criminally liable aggressor often comes down to a matter of which story to believe. At the same time, however, California law provides a valid self-defense to...
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What the Legalization of Marijuana Means for California Criminal Law

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On November 8, 2016 California voters took the historic step of legalizing the recreational use of small amounts of marijuana, effective immediately. The steady decriminalization of marijuana in California has come a long way over the past several decades. It may seem hard to...

Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints as of 12/16/16

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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 Central Division Targets...
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Can Your Internet Search History Be Used Against You in Court?

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More and more, when we want answers to a burning question or simply want to gather information or entertain ourselves, we turn to Google or some other search engine to get us where we want to go on the internet. This is especially likely to be true when we have an issue we do not...

Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints as of 11/22/16

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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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Most Common Reasons People are Pulled Over for DUIs

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Police departments and state governments across the country have increasingly cracked down on drinking and driving over the past several decades, and nowhere is that more the case than right here in California. As you most likely know, the police can arrest you for a DUI in...

Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints as of 11/16/16

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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 Modify Your Spousal Support Payment?

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Whether you are the person writing the spousal support check or the one receiving it after a divorce, you know that a monthly spousal support payment can have a huge impact on your finances. You may be struggling to make the payment or struggling to make ends meet on the amount...