I Just Got Arrested, Now What?

After you are arrested, continue to assert your 4th Amendment right to refuse search (except when arrested for DUI) and 5th Amendment right to remain silent. right to remain silent It is very important to remain silent because your own statements can be used to convict you. Wait until your …

Firearm Prohibition for Misdemeanor Domestic Violence

Firearm Prohibition Current law places a ten year firearm prohibition on person convicted of certain violent crimes. Basically, this means a person cannot own, possess, control, purchase, or receive a firearm. This includes a misdemeanor conviction for domestic violence. Assembly Bill 3129 Beginning January 1, 2019, a conviction for misdemeanor …

Senate Bill 1142 – Changing How Jails Release Inmates

Senate Bill 1142 Senate Bill 1142, also known as “The Getting Home Safe Act,” would change how inmates are released from county jail. Changes Proposed by Senate Bill 1142 First, sheriffs would release inmates between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. If inmates are not released during that time, they could …