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California Jury Trials Suspended

California jury trials suspended through mid-May by California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye to adopt new rules that address the impact of COVID-19. As of March 23, 2020: All jury trials suspended for 60 days. Time periods to begin both criminal and civil trials is

Brittany Hines joins the Board for Fresno County Women Lawyers, women of various ethnicities being sworn in to serve on the Board for Fresno

Brittany Hines Joins the Board For Fresno County Women Lawyers

We're proud to announce: Brittany Hines joins the Board for Fresno County Women Lawyers. Fresno County Women Lawyers (FCWL) promote the interests of the legal community. Women in particular. FCWL offers monthly luncheons. They highlight legal topics. Additionally, attendees receive MCLE credits for attending most

Criminal Defense Trials and the Media

Over the years, we have represented numerous clients in cases that have attracted media attention. Communicating with the media can be a very important part of effectively representing a client. When a trial begins to take place in the court of public opinion, skilled representation
Pretext Calls: A Set-Up by the Cops

Pretext Calls: A Set-Up by the Cops

What is a Pretext Call? A pretext call is a recorded call between two people done under the supervision of law enforcement. These calls usually take place between the victim of a crime and the suspect of the committed crime and are most commonly done
What Drug Crimes Are Felonies

What Drug Crimes Are Felonies?

What Are Drug Crimes? Drug crimes range anywhere from possession to drug trafficking, so the legal defenses and penalties vary greatly. Drug crimes include: Possession Possession for sale Manufacturing Under the influence DUI Cultivating, selling, or possessing more than the allowed amount of marijuana What
Join the Fight for Fair and Just Sentencing

Join the Fight for Fair and Just Sentencing

The felony murder rule is a rule that allows a defendant to be charged with first-degree murder for a killing that occurs during the course of a dangerous felony, such as robbery, even if that defendant didn’t intend to kill or do the actual killing.