Monthly Archives: October 2009


Driving on a suspended license (Vehicle Code section 14601) – Orange County

Vehicle Code 14601 (Driving on a suspended license) cases: The California Vehicle Code makes it illegal to drive while your license is suspended by the DMV.  The possible penalties (fines, jail time, etc) depend on why your license was suspended, what specific code section you’re charged with, whether or not you can get your license […]

Prostitution, solicitation and other sex offenses – Orange County Defense

Accused of any sexual offense?  Know how to best protect yourself. Even the allegation of a sex offense can have devastating effects in your life.  Your family, friends, reputation, job and freedom are all at stake.  Child molestation [Penal Code section 288], rape [section 261], prostitution or solicitation [647(b)],  lewd conduct [section 647(a)], indecent exposure […]

Rape and Child Molest allegations – Orange County Defense Attorney

Even just being accused of any sex offense – child molestation, rape, indecent exposure or lewd acts – can be devastating.  Just the mere allegation alone, even if completely unfounded, can have a tremendous impact on you.  Police investigation, search warrants, and a possible arrest are all real threats. If convicted of most sex-related crimes, […]

What’s the difference between grand theft and petty theft? Orange County defense

Under California law, theft is generally divided into two categories:  Grand Theft and Petty Theft. Theft is defined as taking the property of another with the intent to permanently deprive them of their property (Penal Code section 484).  Which version of theft depends on the value of the property, the way it was taken or […]

How do I bail somebody out in Orange County, CA?

Once somebody is arrested and booked into jail on criminal charges, a bail amount will be set.  In Orange County, there is a bail schedule that is generally followed unless there are factors to increase or decrease the bail – or in some cases allow a defendant to be released on their written promise to […]