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You’ve been arrested, hauled in, and faced with charges for a crime you didn’t commit. You’re offered free legal counsel from a public defender under the guarantee of the 6th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. You’re sure they’ll drop the charges, so you agree to rely on the public defender.

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Before California adopted its revised felony murder law in 2019, people serving prison time under the previous law were, on average, 20 years of age, and 72% of women serving a life prison sentence for felony murder did not actually commit homicide, according to a report from the Anti-Recidivism Coalition and Restore Justice.

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Drug laws, especially in California cities like Huntington Beach, Irvine, Lakewood, Long Beach, Orange County, and the surrounding areas, are changing at a rapid pace. What was once illegal is now legal, and things that were legal are suddenly illegal. Drug crimes can include possession and selling, distribution as well as manufacturing, and if you get charged with a drug ...

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riving under the influence is a crime that happens all of the time. Many times, people who engage in it have convinced themselves that they aren't really drunk or impaired, but that isn't an excuse that holds up. If you are charged with a DUI in Huntington Beach, Irvine, Lakewood, Long Beach, Orange County, or the surrounding areas, you don't ...

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Domestic violence allegations are serious and can cause significant long-lasting ramifications to your quality of life, reputation, liberty, and future opportunities. If convicted, you could be facing hefty fines, jail time, a restraining order, loss of parenting privileges, and deportation. If you have domestic violence allegations against you in Huntington Beach, Irvine, Lakewood, Long Beach, Orange County, or the surrounding ...

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If you pick up a buddy to go out to the movies together and you’re pulled over by police, who conduct a search and find a bag of cocaine in the passenger door pouch, can they charge you with possession of a controlled substance? In this piece, we discuss the risks involved with being caught with drugs that don't belong ...

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Being charged with a crime is not a death sentence and it’s possible that you being charged is a mistake. One thing that you don't want to do is to go without knowledgeable legal counsel if you have issues with a criminal charge or are part of a criminal investigation in Huntington Beach, Irvine, Lakewood, Long Beach, Orange County, or ...

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Driving under the influence (DUI) arrests in California total more than 125,000 every year, though statistics during the pandemic have yet to be released. So what happens to those 125,000-plus drivers who are arrested for DUIs?

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If you have been charged with a DUI, you might be wondering what to do next. What you should not do is attempt to navigate the legal process on your own or believe the myths you have heard about DUIs. A DUI is a serious charge that could have a permanent, negative effect on your life, so you need to ...

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At McCready Law Group, we have been successfully fighting on behalf of those accused of allegedly committing Sex Crimes in Long Beach and the surrounding communities for more than 10 years. A former LAPD officer for more than 8 years, Attorney Zachary McCready has a unique insight and understanding of how police agencies and prosecutors investigate and try those who ...

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