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What is SB- 145?

Senate Bill 145 is the newest law to be enacted into California courtrooms. The bill serves to make changes to how rape cases are handled and clear up previous conflicting laws on statutory rape. Currently, California courts treat these cases differently based on the type of intercourse involved. In cases pertaining to consensual heterosexual relations
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Criminal Defense for Licensed Professionals with Holiday DUIs

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Holiday DUIs are a common problem this time of year. Many people often indulge in alcohol and recreational marijuana during small gatherings, at-home celebrations and of course office parties. As a result, these individuals can place themselves in compromising positions behind the wheel and end up with a DUI arrest. Not only does driving intoxicated
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The California Department of Real Estate and Department of Financial Protection and Innovation Investigate Mortgage Loan Officers Involved In Educational Fraud Scheme

Mortgage Loan Officer

Mortgage loan officers licensed through the California Department of Real Estate (DRE) and the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) are required by the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System (NMLS) to obtain a specific amount of continuing education and coursework in order to maintain their professional licenses. Recently, however, many licensed mortgage loan officers received
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Criminal Defense for Licensed Professionals

Criminal Defense for Licensed Professionals

Being charged with a crime is a frightening experience for anyone. However, licensed professionals may be particularly impacted by these charges. As a working professional in California, your professional career and your livelihood are at risk when you’re convicted of or arrested for a crime. It’s crucial that you get help immediately from an attorney
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What is Post-Conviction Relief?

post-conviction relief

A criminal conviction is a common reason many California licensing boards deny a professional license application or file an accusation against a current license. You need an experienced license defense attorney on your side to clean up your past records and fight the accusations against your current license. Post-conviction relief is your solution to unlocking
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What is a Civil Wage and Penalty Assessment?

Civil Wage and Penalty Assessment

The Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) monitors public works projects in California and is responsible for issuing a Civil Wage and Penalty Assessment (CWPA) if violations of prevailing wage laws occur. These are issued to subcontractors, prime contractors, and their surety if they are accused of underpaying their workers. If you are a contractor
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AB 3234 Offers Diversion for DUI Convictions

Diversion

DUIs can be embarrassing and leave a stain on your permanent record. In many instances, you need a both criminal and professional license defense attorney to manage your convictions and protect your career. Assembly Bill 3234 could make protecting your livelihood much easier with optional diversion programs. AB 3234 DUI Diversion Law Going into effect
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Consequences of DUIs for California Nurses and First Responders

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DUIs are a common reason for arrests in California, and thousands of drivers are arrested each year. Whether you choose to indulge in alcohol or recreational marijuana, driving under the influence is a criminal act. Drivers that receive a DUI conviction face jail time, fines, and could potentially lose their professional licenses. If you are
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Client Testimonial: Fighting DUIs and Board Discipline

DUIs and Board Discipline

Many of our clients come to us when DUIs are threatening their professional licenses. Although these individuals come from many different boards, the consequences of these convictions can be dire for their careers. Here’s how we helped several professionals overcome their convictions and protect their licenses.  Nurses Being a nurse can be a very stressful
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Effects of DUI Convictions on California Licensed Professionals

Effects of DUI Convictions on California Licensed Professionals

DUI convictions and arrests typically increase during the holiday season. With these celebrations just around the corner, you could find yourself in an unhappy situation. Although California DUI convictions are difficult for both licensed and non-licensed professionals, licensed professionals will experience more severe aftereffects of their arrest. Here’s how DUIs could affect you this season.
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