Can I Own a Gun if I Was Convicted of Domestic Violence? The Nieves Law Firm, APC Read More
Assembly Bill 3129 amended California Penal Code §29805
relating to California’s gun control laws. The law used to state that anyone convicted of serious misdemeanor domestic violen...
What Are My Options if I Cannot Post Bail? The Nieves Law Firm, APC
Under the current California cash bail system, if you are offered bail then you are required to pay it in full or pay the 10% of it required by the bail bondsmen. However, if you cannot afford this then are still more options available. These options are Release on Your Own Recognizance (ROR), Relea... Read More
Is it a Crime to Drive with a Suspended License? The Nieves Law Firm, APC
California Vehicle Code section 14601 states that it is a misdemeanor crime to driven when YOU KNOW that your driver’s license is suspended. You can be arrested, put in jail, and have your vehicle impounded. It is assumed that you knew of the suspension if the DMV sent you a lette... Read More
Should I Just Plead Guilty to Avoid Going to Trial? The Nieves Law Firm, APC
Going to trial can cause some anxiety and uncertainty. The unknown about the outcome can be too much for some people to deal with. Pleading guilty does speed up the process of your case, however, there are still a few downfalls to just rushing through this decision. Consider some of these factors.
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