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Proposition 47

On November 4, 2014, the voters of California passed Proposition 47 which now requires a misdemeanor sentence instead of felony for some drug and property offenses. The new law is inapplicable to ...
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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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Man Robs Two LA Stores

An armed man robbed 2 stores in Los Angeles on 2 consecutive days. A man held Radio Shack employees at gunpoint and demanded money and laptops in San Pedro on May 25. The following day, a man entered ...
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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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Theft Crimes

Many people ask what the difference is between robbery and burglary. In California, these two charges have some similarities, but not many. Penal Code section 459 defines burglary. Any individual that ...
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Daily Activity Blog for Los Angeles Attorney

Our Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney had to appear in court in the West District to resolve a case where the defendant was facing State Prison time for allegedly stealing a purse with thousands ...
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Another Defendant Charged in "Bling Ring" Case

Another defendant was added to the case in which multiple celebrity houses were allegedly burglarized. Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney David D. Diamond represents Roy Lopez who is accused if ...
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Jury Selection for OJ Simpson

In Las Vegas, Nevada, OJ Simpson's defense wants to seat a racially diverse panel that has not prejudged the former pro football star based on his past. On Tuesday, three panelists were dismissed ...
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