Federal Agents Cannot Force You To Open Your Phone

Can police force people to unlock a mobile phone with a face or finger? Before this month the answer would have been "yes." But a decision by a California judge in a recent decision will protect people's privacy from police searches. Before this ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California police had been allowed to force suspects to unlock devices such as phones with biometrics, [...]

By |2019-06-28T22:26:08+00:00January 28th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Important DUI Law Changes Coming Soon

January 2019 Law Changes Require Ignition Interlock Devices New laws will require that a breath alcohol ignition interlock device (IID) be installed for all DUI offenses. This device is like a breathalyzer for your vehicle. It requires the driver to blow into the mouthpiece before the car can be started. Here's the full story. As of January 1, 2019, changes to California’s DUI laws went into effect under Senate Bill 1046. Here’s [...]

By |2019-06-13T17:16:51+00:00December 1st, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Six Steps To Follow If You Are Arrested

Being arrested is traumatic. But understanding how the system works will put you in a much better position to avoid incarceration and prove your innocence. The time to figure out how to respond to your arrest is now, before you find yourself in the situation. Here are a few basic guidelines that will make the process easier for you and, importantly, help you to avoid mistakes that can make your [...]

By |2018-09-18T23:31:08+00:00September 18th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments