Author Archive for James Gregory

Example Case – Man Charged With Domestic Violence

If you are a victim of Domestic Violence, here is the Los Angeles Violence Prevention Resource Directory containing all the contact information to find help. While many domestic violence cases involve inexcusable violence, a number of allegations are found to be false, or motivated by greed, anger, or revenge. Below, see a very brief but […]

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What’s Difference Between Federal or State Court Prosecutions

Because this topic is often confusing, today we’ll try to help shed some light on the difference between federal or state court prosecutions. There are two kinds of courts in California that hear criminal cases, federal courts and state courts. The vast majority of criminal cases involve violations of California law and are tried in […]

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What Happens if my School Age Son or Daughter is Arrested?

Here’s a post to help parents understand what happens if their school age son or daughter is arrested. Sometimes parents will receive a call from school administrators or police or probation officers about an incident involving their children. Obviously parents should be concerned, but do not panic. It is not uncommon for law enforcement officers […]

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Attorney Overview of California Theft and Shoplifting Laws

Theft is a property related crime under California law. To prove theft, a prosecutor must prove that an accused intended to permanently take or withhold the property owner’s possession or right to the property. The prosecutor must prove the defendant had what the law calls specific intent to steal in order to establish the elements […]

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What Happens When Arrested for DUI in Los Angeles Area?

What happens when arrested for a DUI in the Los Angeles area? As usual, the answer to the question depends on a number of factors which are sometimes confusing to clients and their families. In fact, many attorneys do not understand how complex a typical DUI case can be. As active criminal defense attorneys in […]

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Best Method for Getting Bailed Out of Jail in Los Angeles?

What is the best method for getting bailed out of jail in the Los Angeles County areas? This is almost always the first question my clients have after being taken into custody! In fact, most just want out as fast as possible, as in, RIGHT NOW! Most don’t care about the method of bail, just […]

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