How Much Does a Criminal Defense Attorney Cost?

Attorney cost varies depending on who represents you. There are three options for representation in criminal defense cases: Self-representation Public defender Private attorney Self-representation Self-representation, commonly known as “in pro per,” has no attorney cost. However, you could have to pay court costs and discovery charges. Public Defender The public …

Police Stops and Your Rights

tips on safely interacting with police during stops Knowing your duties, rights, and law enforcement objectives can help you safely navigate an encounter with law enforcement. Below is a brief discussion of things to consider if you are stopped by the police. step 1: know your duties Identify Yourself You …

Marijuana DUI California Q&A #1

You can beat marijuana DUI Charges. Contact us to find out how. High-Quality Criminal Defense. An attorney you can trust. (805) 635-7766 Law Office of Russell Brown ◆ Santa Barbara, California Marijuana DUI in California The correct answer is “C.” In California, it is illegal to drive a vehicle with …

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 …