Whether it’s misdemeanor or felony, and whether it’s sex crimes, DUI/Driving Under the Influence, Hit and Run, or Domestic Violence, the good old SDPD is doing its part to make sure the courts stay busy and the jails stay full. Police are out there day and night busting these criminal defendants just as quickly as [...]
To Blow or Not to Blow; that is the question. The advantages and disadvantages of submitting to a breathalyzer.
As a Criminal Defense attorney one of the most frequently asked questions is whether or not you should submit to a police request to blow into a breathalyzer machine if you are pulled over on suspicion of a DUI. The fact is, there is no right or wrong answer. The decision of weather or not [...]
And Justice For All? Crooked Juvenile Court Judges Convicted.
Objectiveness and impartiality are something of a holycow to the legal community. Our justice system is predicated upon the notion of there being an impartial judge in the proceedings. The judge’s job is to watch over and scrutinize the zealous and determined advocates, who are each doing their utmost to protect their clients’ interests. So just how well is [...]
San Diego County Bar Criminal Defense Attorney Fee Arbitration – A Cautionary Tale
So you think that complaining to the San Diego County Bar Association about legal services will help you resolve your problem? Read on!! Almost two years ago a criminal defense client went to the San Diego County Bar Association Arbitration Committee to seek arbitration of an allegedly unconscionable fee. That’s lawyer-speak for charging way too [...]