Archives for Domestic Violence

Synthetic Marijuana Causes Deadly Car Rampage

Marijuana has become legal in many parts of the country due to its medical benefits, but synthetic marijuana offers a deadly counterpoint. This has once again been illustrated by a deadly vehicular rampage when the driver high on synthetic marijuana ran over numerous pedestrians in Times Square last month. What Happened? Richard Rojas, a 26-yeqar-old Bronx resident, reportedly drove through a busy sidewalk in Times Square during the afternoon of May 19, 2017. It was found out later that Rojas was high on K2, which is a type of synthetic marijuana. He also has a history of driving while intoxicated.
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When the Neighbors Call the Police on You and Your Spouse

The saying good fences make good neighbors was not coined in a vacuum. All types of arguments emerge between neighbors, even sometimes issues arising out of your relationship with your significant other. We have represented many clients in need of legal representation after being arrested because a neighbor heard them fighting and called the police. We have helped many people arrested for spousal abuse under these circumstances (spousal abuse is the term whether you are married or not), and can help you as well. What Happens if a Neighbor Calls the Police? In most cases, you or your spouse or
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Stages of a Domestic Violence Case in San Diego

We think it is important to explain each step of a domestic violence case so that you can better understand the process and know that you are not alone. The Stages The 911 Call The Initial Investigation Before The Case is Filed When The Case is Filed The Trial First Stage – The 911 Call The 911 Call is important for the following reasons: It is the first complaint, It is the first piece of evidence, It is the first thing the police hear, and It is one of the most important pieces of evidence that will be used throughout
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Abuse and Harassment Laws in San Diego

In California, as in several other states, there are laws designed to protect someone from being physically or sexually abused, threatened, stalked or harassed. A restraining order (also referred to as a protective order) is a court order that a person can obtain to protect himself or herself from contact from the person being abusive or harassing. The court proceedings to obtain the protective order are separate from criminal charges, which often occur in criminal court simultaneously with the need for a protective order. Restraining orders can be personal conduct orders which orders to stop specific acts against everyone named
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