HONEST COUNSEL. DRIVEN DEFENSE. TALK TO US

BLOG

Brownstein Law Group, P.C.

Shoplifting Charges in California

Shoplifting can be charged as a misdemeanor or felony in California, depending on the value of the property allegedly stolen. In either case, it is not a conviction you want to have on your record for the rest of your life.
Read More
Brownstein Law Group, P.C.

The Consequences of a Domestic Violence Charge

The time is long past when violence occurring between spouses or family members behind closed doors was a private matter. The pendulum has swung in the opposite direction. In fact, the penalties for a domestic assault conviction may be more severe than a similar assault on someone who is not related to you, or who does not share an intimate relationship with you.
Read More
Brownstein Law Group, P.C.

Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence

Charges for domestic violence are handled more aggressively and often have more severe penalties than the same acts perpetrated against people you don’t have some sort of intimate or household relationship with.
Read More
Brownstein Law Group, P.C.

Will I Lose My License After Being Charged with DUI?

In California, many of us consider our driver’s licenses to be absolutely essential. They give us freedom of movement and help us carry out responsibilities, such as getting to and from work and school, or transporting our children. If you’ve been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in California, you might wonder if you’ll lose your license.
Read More
Brownstein Law Group, P.C.

DUI Tests and Your Rights

We’ve just finished the year-end holiday season when spirits can be high in more ways than one. It’s not unusual for police to take extra steps during holidays of any type to look out for drivers operating vehicles under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Read More
Brownstein Law Group, P.C.

How to Fight a Drunk Driving Charge in California

If you’ve been arrested for drunk driving, you can and should fight the charges. Being pulled over and charged with a DUI can be a harrowing experience, but just because you were charged doesn’t mean you’ll be convicted.
Read More
Brownstein Law Group, P.C.

Yes, a DUI is Definitely Worth Fighting

Many people believe if they are arrested for DUI and acknowledge that they are over the legal limit at the time, they should not bother fighting the charge. Instead, they take their punishment, perhaps to avoid attorney’s fees, and move on.
Read More
Brownstein Law Group, P.C.

Common DUI Myths

In California, driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a serious offense that is often punished severely. Misleading information, false assumptions, and myths surround California DUI cases
Read More
Brownstein Law Group, P.C.

Battery Charges in California

Battery is essentially defined as the unlawful touching of another. However, there are many different forms of battery as well as varying degrees of seriousness of battery and associated punishments, jail terms, fines, and terms of probation. Battery is commonly known as a wobbler, meaning it can be charged as either a misdemeanor or felony, depending on the circumstances of the case.
Read More
Brownstein Law Group, P.C.

Presumption of Innocence & Reasonable Doubt

The government does not get to secure convictions without material and substantial evidence. In order to convict a person of a crime, the government is required to prove each element of the alleged offense beyond a reasonable doubt.
Read More