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Expungement- Do I have to tell?

An expungement provides that the court shall set aside the verdict of guilty and dismiss the accusations or information against the defendant; thereafter, the individual "shall be released from ...
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Where to Serve Subpoenas on Los Angeles Sherrif's Department

It can be confusing to navigate filing a subpoena. At Diamond & Associates, our legal team is available to answer questions and guide you through whatever you face. Our Los Angeles criminal ...
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California Jail Credits

Time Served Credits in California. Before January 25, 2012, a defendant received 50% credits meaning 2 days for every 4 served. Effective January 25, 2010, a defendant gets 100% credits, meaning 4 ...
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DUI's from other states

DUI prior offenses from other states may qualify as priors in California, but those priors from the other state must have the same elements as the California DUI. For example, DUI in Arizona involves ...
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Caregiver Status

The court has held that the voters could not have intended that a dying cancer patient's primary caregiver would be subjected to a criminal sanction for carrying otherwise legally cultivated ...
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The Trend of Legal Drugs

Miley Cyrus' recent bong controversy has propelled the legal drug "salvia" into the spotlight. Salvia is a legal, undetectable natural herb that induces psychedelic effects. Another ...
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Los Angeles Launches Interlock Device Test Program for DUI Offenders

California is beginning a pilot program in July of 2010 that will require drivers with Driving Under the Influence convictions (DUI) to use new interlock devices. This program will apply even to first ...
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DUI ARRESTS... WHAT HAPPENS TO MY LICENSE

DUI ARRESTS If you are arrested for a DUI, you must call the DMV within 10 days of that arrest to request an administrative hearing. At the DUI hearing with the Department of Motor Vehicles, it must ...
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