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Domestic Violence Over the Holidays

The holidays are certainly a time of celebration –– many of us get to spend time with our loved ones, exchange gifts, and share meals together. However, for many other people, the holidays are also a time of great strife. Did you know, for example, that domestic...

With Crime on the Rise, Get a Lawyer

All across the country, from the subway cars in New York City to the hilly streets of San Francisco, media outlets are reporting an uptick in crime, and the scene is no different here in Irvine, California. There are many steps you can take to protect yourself and...

Justice for Victims of Violent Crimes

Being the victim of any type of violent crime can be one of the most difficult episodes a person can experience. And unfortunately, the justice system can sometimes complicate things further –– which is why you need a competent attorney by your side who can make sure...

Navigating a lawsuit in Los Angeles

For many people, being party to almost any kind of lawsuit can be an intimidating experience. The whole process –– going to court, standing in front of a judge, awaiting a sentencing –– can be daunting from beginning to end. Now imagine that you are trying to navigate...

When Law & Order: SVU Comes to Life

Sometimes what happens on television is very much real. Take the popular show Law& Order: Special Victims Unit. Many people in real life have suffered similar crimes and fates. Unfortunately, most victims don’t have an Olivia Bensons or Elliot Stabler fighting for...

Victims’ Rights in California

As of right now, the federal rights victims of violent crime can enjoy are relatively limited. Instead, it is up to the individual states that make up our nation to expand on them and guarantee more protections for those who suffer at the hands of criminals. If you’re...

Learn about Marsy’s Law in California

About 40 years ago, Marsy Nicholas, a student at UC Santa Barbara, was stalked and murdered by her ex-boyfriend. One week later, the alleged murderer was released on bail and back in the community, where he ran into Marsy’s mom. Their encounter was unfortunately not...