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    • Differences Between Assault & Battery Charges

      Reading police reports in the paper or watching the nightly news will probably expose you to stories of assault and battery crimes. Sometimes called A&B, these two crimes are often considered the most ...

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    • What Can Happen If You Violate Probation

      When a conviction for a criminal violation is all but guaranteed due to overwhelming circumstantial evidence against the defendant, a skilled criminal defense attorney may still be able to work with ...

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    • Attorney Evan Zelig Selected to Super Lawyers 2018 Northern California Rising Stars

      The Super Lawyers® 2018 Northern California Rising Stars℠ list has recently been announced, and Attorney Evan Zelig of the Law Offices of Evan E. Zelig, P.C. in Santa Rosa has been selected. Everyone ...

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    • Legal Intoxication is Not Absolutely Necessary to Make a DUI Arrest

      For most adults with a standard driver’s license and who drive a typical passenger vehicle, it is illegal to get behind the wheel with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level of 0.08 or more. ...

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    • Recreational Marijuana Laws in California: Legalities & Restrictions

      Thousands of Californians lined up on the night of New Year’s Eve to make their first legal purchases of recreational marijuana sold by state-licensed dispensaries. January 1 st , 2018 marked the date ...

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    • How Proposition 64 Changes California Marijuana Laws

      While the results of the November 8 th election have been divisive to say the least, many Californians have had reason to rejoice due to the passing of Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act ...

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    • California's Drugged Driving Laws

      Under California’s laws, it is strictly illegal for someone to drive a motor vehicle while under the influence or impaired by any sort of drug, medication, or narcotic. It is also illegal for someone ...

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  • DUI
    • Frequently Asked Questions About DUI Cases

      Getting arrested for driving under the influence ( DUI ) can rapidly lead to criminal penalties and the removal of your driver’s license if you do not protect yourself with knowledge — and a skilled ...

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    • Legal Intoxication is Not Absolutely Necessary to Make a DUI Arrest

      For most adults with a standard driver’s license and who drive a typical passenger vehicle, it is illegal to get behind the wheel with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level of 0.08 or more. ...

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    • Avoid a DUI Arrest by Planning to Get Home Safely

      Are you worried about getting arrested for driving under the influence ( DUI ) after a night out with friends and family? Even if you have just one drink, you could be placed in handcuffs for drunk ...

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    • DUI & Employment Background Checks: What You Should Know

      When applying for a job, most companies require their potential employees submit to an employment background check in order to determine whether you have a criminal past. Unfortunately, if you have ...

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    • Am I Eligible For a DUI Expungement?

      If you have been charged with a DUI, you may experience the lasting impact these charges can have. While your DUI charges will be removed from your DMV record after 10 years, the charges will remain ...

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    • Benefits of an Expungement in California

      Our Sonoma County Expungement Attorneys Can Help! Being convicted of a misdemeanor or felony offense in California comes with many harsh consequences. Luckily, California laws allow you to have your ...

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    • Supreme Court Upholds Warrantless DNA Collection

      The United States Supreme Court today, in a sharply divided decision, said police can routinely take DNA samples from people they arrest (before any charges are filed, trial, or conviction). Fellow ...

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  • FAQ
    • What Can Happen If You Violate Probation

      When a conviction for a criminal violation is all but guaranteed due to overwhelming circumstantial evidence against the defendant, a skilled criminal defense attorney may still be able to work with ...

      Read More
    • Frequently Asked Questions About DUI Cases

      Getting arrested for driving under the influence ( DUI ) can rapidly lead to criminal penalties and the removal of your driver’s license if you do not protect yourself with knowledge — and a skilled ...

      Read More
    • Avoid a DUI Arrest by Planning to Get Home Safely

      Are you worried about getting arrested for driving under the influence ( DUI ) after a night out with friends and family? Even if you have just one drink, you could be placed in handcuffs for drunk ...

      Read More
    • Attorney Evan Zelig Selected to Super Lawyers 2018 Northern California Rising Stars

      The Super Lawyers® 2018 Northern California Rising Stars℠ list has recently been announced, and Attorney Evan Zelig of the Law Offices of Evan E. Zelig, P.C. in Santa Rosa has been selected. Everyone ...

      Read More
    • Super Lawyers 2017 Northern California Rising Stars Selects Attorney Zelig

      The Super Lawyers® 2017 Northern California Rising Stars℠ list has recently been announced, and Attorney Evan Zelig of the Law Offices of Evan E. Zelig, P.C. in Santa Rosa has been selected. Everyone ...

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    • Attorney Evan Zelig Selected to 2016 Super Lawyers® Rising Stars

      Santa Rosa Criminal Defense Attorney Evan E. Zelig of the Law Offices of Evan E. Zelig, P.C. has been selected to be on the list of Northern California Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ for 2016. This is a ...

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    • Attorney Evan Zelig Selected to Super Lawyers 2018 Northern California Rising Stars

      The Super Lawyers® 2018 Northern California Rising Stars℠ list has recently been announced, and Attorney Evan Zelig of the Law Offices of Evan E. Zelig, P.C. in Santa Rosa has been selected. Everyone ...

      Read More
    • Driving & Marijuana: What Are the Laws?

      On November 8th, California voters passed Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA), legalizing the recreational use of the drug. However, despite the recent reforms, it is critical for ...

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    • What Does California Prop 57 Actually Do for Convicted Felons?

      California’s Proposition 57 will allow felons convicted of nonviolent crimes to become eligible for parole under certain circumstances. Despite opponents of the bill stating that it would lead to ...

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    • How Can a Minor Be Punished for a Juvenile Crime Conviction?

      California has two distinct criminal justice systems. One is reserved for adults 18 or over, and the other system is for minors or juveniles. Nearly any crime committed by someone who is not yet 18 ...

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    • Obtaining a Conditional License after a DUI Conviction

      After a DUI conviction, you are likely facing serious penalties and difficult logistical issues. Your license may have been suspended for months or years and you are likely left wondering how you are ...

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    • California's Drugged Driving Laws

      Under California’s laws, it is strictly illegal for someone to drive a motor vehicle while under the influence or impaired by any sort of drug, medication, or narcotic. It is also illegal for someone ...

      Read More
    • How to Reinstate Your Driver's License After a DUI Suspension

      The state of California can suspend or revoke your driver’s license for a variety of reasons. Although each reason may be a penalty for some sort of action or behavior, not all reasons are connected ...

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    • Recreational Marijuana Laws in California: Legalities & Restrictions

      Thousands of Californians lined up on the night of New Year’s Eve to make their first legal purchases of recreational marijuana sold by state-licensed dispensaries. January 1 st , 2018 marked the date ...

      Read More
    • Driving & Marijuana: What Are the Laws?

      On November 8th, California voters passed Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA), legalizing the recreational use of the drug. However, despite the recent reforms, it is critical for ...

      Read More
    • How Proposition 64 Changes California Marijuana Laws

      While the results of the November 8 th election have been divisive to say the least, many Californians have had reason to rejoice due to the passing of Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act ...

      Read More
    • New Statutes Going into Effect January 1, 2018 Could Benefit Clients

      Recently, the California legislature has enacted, and Governor Brown has signed, new laws that will go into effect on January 1, 2018. These laws will create several reforms to the California criminal ...

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    • New 2017 California Laws You Need to Know

      With the November elections behind us and a New Year ahead, many new legal changes are set to take effect that will likely greatly impact life for Californians. To help clear up some confusion and let ...

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    • Driving & Marijuana: What Are the Laws?

      On November 8th, California voters passed Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA), legalizing the recreational use of the drug. However, despite the recent reforms, it is critical for ...

      Read More
    • How Proposition 64 Changes California Marijuana Laws

      While the results of the November 8 th election have been divisive to say the least, many Californians have had reason to rejoice due to the passing of Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act ...

      Read More
    • Is Petty Theft the Same Thing as Shoplifting in California?

      California law takes a hard stance against property and theft crimes of all sorts. It even assigns harsh penalties upon conviction for petty theft and shoplifting , which are widely considered the ...

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    • What Does California Prop 57 Actually Do for Convicted Felons?

      California’s Proposition 57 will allow felons convicted of nonviolent crimes to become eligible for parole under certain circumstances. Despite opponents of the bill stating that it would lead to ...

      Read More
    • Violent Inmates Barred from CA Firefighting Force

      According to some estimates, the draught in California is worsening by the year with no end in sight. To combat the fires that are springing up all over due to the heat and dry brush, close to 4,000 ...

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    • Differences Between Assault & Battery Charges

      Reading police reports in the paper or watching the nightly news will probably expose you to stories of assault and battery crimes. Sometimes called A&B, these two crimes are often considered the most ...

      Read More