If you are convicted of murder in Riverside County, there’s a chance that you will be sentenced to death. Despite having the fourth-largest population in California, Riverside County ranks second in the nation for the number of death sentences.
An undocumented immigrant in California will be allowed to obtain his law license. The decision sets precedent for other illegal immigrants hoping to obtain their law license in the U.S.
In criminal cases, a person can enter a plea of no contest. This plea is usually used when a criminal defendant has caused some property damage or injury to another person during the course of the criminal act and he/she does not want to admit fault.
In Brady v. Maryland, it was ruled that the prosecution could not withhold evidence from the defendant. Despite this ruling, there has been an “epidemic of Brady violations” recently.
A new law requires the videotaping of interrogations of underage suspects in homicide cases. The law is aimed at reducing the amount of false confessions and law enforcement misconduct.
In California, it will be banned for anyone, including parents, to use sexual orientation conversion therapy methods in order to change the sexual orientation of youth. The controversial decision was upheld by the in a court of appeals.
The most common question the Orange County criminal defense attorneys at Wallin & Klarich hear is, “Why defend the guilty?” We believe in standing up for the rights of every client we represent.
Recently, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced prosecutors will be required to provide defense attorneys with evidence favorable to their clients. The attorneys at Wallin & Klarich explain the updated policy and how it can affect you.
If you are charged with kidnapping, you are probably going through a difficult and confusing process. The attorneys at Wallin & Klarich explain the winning defenses to a kidnapping charge that can free you from false accusations.
Wallin & Klarich attorneys can help you get favorable results in your criminal case by filing a motion to suppress evidence (PC 1538.5). Learn more about the legal context of 1538.5 motions by reading this blog.