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  • Published: August 6, 2020

[embed]https://vimeo.com/283438420[/embed] The California sex crime of “oral copulation by force or fear” is defined in California Penal Code 288a. This crime is charged more than people might think in Los Angeles County. People forcing other people to orally copulate them and then the prosecutors come in and charge this particular crime against the perpetrator and they end up trying to…Read More

  • Published: August 4, 2020

Trying to Get Diversion for a Defendant in a Solicitation of Prostitution Case in Los Angeles? A lot of people are being arrested in the San Fernando Valley and in Los Angeles for the crime of solicitation of prostitution.  Basically, what this means is they're agreeing to have some sort of sexual encounter with either an uncover police officer or…Read More

  • Published: August 2, 2020

 This is a common crime nowadays that people are being either raped because they get too intoxicated and someone takes advantage of them or, what I've see a lot of times is, alleged victims are claiming that a person rape them when they don't even know whether they were raped because they were so intoxicated because they blacked out.…Read More

  • Published: July 30, 2020

Should You Talk to the Police if You're Being Investigated for a Sex Crime in Los Angeles? I think the answer to this question is fairly obvious, and it's no.  You definitely should not talk to the police.  There are certain circumstances which I would call exceptions to this rule. However, they're definitely something that your sex crime defense attorney…Read More

  • Published: July 28, 2020

This is a big question on a lot of people's minds who find out they're being investigated by the police; the FBI or whatever law enforcement agency is involved with their case. Or a lot of times the reason they get tipped off pre-filing is because the alleged victim in the case calls them, texts them, accuses them of some…Read More

  • Published: July 27, 2020

What it takes to be the best?  It takes somebody who has dedicated their life and their career toward defending those individuals charged with the most serious sex offenses.  I've been doing this for 26 years and all I've been doing in those 26 years is defending people who have been charged with sex crimes.  I'm talking about at the…Read More

  • Published: July 23, 2020

There are a number of defenses when it comes to sexual battery in Los Angeles county.  I would say the main one is that whatever happened between you and the other person was consensual. California Penal Code 243.4 defines the crime of sexual battery. So, if both parties agreed to some sort of a sexual touching, then obviously, that would…Read More

  • Published: July 21, 2020

This is an interesting question because I see a lot of people getting charged with indecent exposure and it's for various reasons why they get charged.  In other words, various factual scenarios can trigger an arrest for indecent exposure and the prosecutors charge you. California Penal Code 314 defines the crime of indecent exposure. One area I see is when…Read More

  • Published: July 17, 2020

A lot of people get on the phone and start looking for attorneys, or go on the internet and do their research and they're trying to figure out, is this person even going to be able to help my loved one, or would my loved one just be better off with the public defender? What is the real reason that…Read More

  • Published: July 15, 2020

Police can basically question anyone, if they think they have committed a crime. Many parents are under the mistaken assumption that police can’t talk to their underage teenager unless they are present. That is not correct. Police will separate the child from the parents all the time and they will try to get a statement from the child. What it…Read More

  • Published: July 12, 2020

Sometimes these cases can get complicated and murky, but obviously, common sense approach usually prevails and what the prosecutors have to prove is, number one, that there is a child involved with some sort of a sex crime. Also, that sex crime is being perpetrated against the child by the defendant, and the sex crimes for child molestation which I…Read More

  • Published: July 10, 2020

Obviously, a murder and rape situation is probably one of the most serious crimes anybody could face in Los Angeles, California or anywhere in the nation.  In California, in particular, technically that person would be looking at the death penalty. The felony-murder rule would up that situation, obviously, to a murder even if the defendant had the argument that I…Read More

  • Published: July 7, 2020

Since the advent of the internet, sex crimes have been rampant on it and it has taken police, law enforcement -- both at the federal and state level -- some time to be able to deal with internet crimes. For a long period of time -- I've been doing this for 26 years -- so I've been involved since the…Read More

  • Published: July 1, 2020

How Quick Should You Hire Your Sex Crime Defense Attorney If You Believe You're Being Investigated for a Sexual-Related Crime? Of course, when attorneys talk about this, they're always talking from the perspective that you should hire your attorney right away, because they want to be hired right away. So, if you call any attorney or if you talk to…Read More

  • Published: June 26, 2020

I've been handling these date rape offenses now for 26 years and obviously, it's very scary, especially now with the advent of the internet and people are hooking up on the first date a lot.  They meet somebody. Sometimes they have to go through a process on these dating apps, so they feel like they already know the person.  Alcohol…Read More

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