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What Is a Criminal Threat in California?

At some point in our lives, we have all probably threatened someone else to varying degrees—even if it is just threatening to ground your kids. California Penal Code § 422, however, makes certain types of threats a crime. Not all threats are created equal. In order to...

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Assault with a Deadly Weapon in California

You probably don’t need a lawyer to tell you that it’s illegal to assault someone with a deadly weapon. You will want a lawyer, though, if you are charged committing that offense. To prove assault with a deadly weapon, the prosecution must show you committed an act...

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Local Jails to Resume Visitation

Much of the world came to a screeching halt at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the criminal justice system was no exception.  Criminal courts shut down almost entirely for several weeks before slowly beginning to open back up. Among the vulnerable...

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