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Criminal Threats Penalties In California

California Penal Code 422(a) defines the crime of Criminal Threats as the willful act of threatening, whether in-person, by telephone, or by any other form of electronic communication, to commit a crime which will result in death or great bodily injury to another person with the specific intent that the statement is to be taken…

How to Proceed If Your Child is in Criminal Trouble

When a youth is arrested, parents often struggle with knowing what to do to ensure the best possible outcome for their kid. Many wish they could defend their kids in court themselves because often parents are willing to do anything. But the best thing you can do as a parent who has a kid in…

Long Beach Hit & Run Defense

Free Consultation With A Long Beach Hit & Run Lawyer If you are facing a hit and run charge or investigation in Long Beach, it is urgent that you speak with a qualified criminal defense attorney with extensive experience handling hit & run cases. Far too often, many people make the mistake of speaking to…

Hermosa Beach Criminal Defense

Criminal and DUI Defense Attorneys In Hermosa Beach, California Former Torrance Court prosecutors, Paul Takakjian and Stephen Sitkoff have over 3 decades of experience defending clients arrested in Hermosa Beach. Widely recognized as the premier criminal defense firm in the Los Angeles South Bay, our lawyers have successfully defended criminal charges ranging from minor infractions…

Alhambra Criminal Defense Attorneys | Former Los Angeles Prosecutors

Alhambra Criminal Defense Attorneys | Former Los Angeles Prosecutors We have been committed to defending clients in Alhambra in criminal and DUI defense cases for over 30 years. Paul Takakjian and Stephen Sitkoff have a wealth of experience prosecuting cases for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office and have a level of expertise in defending criminal…

Criminal Charges And Medical Licenses

How Does A Criminal Conviction Affects A Medical License? The California Medical Board evaluates criminal & DUI charges involving physicians and doctors on a case-by-case basis. Pursuant to California Business and Professions Code 2236, a conviction of any criminal or DUI offense substantially related to the qualifications, functions, or duties of a physician constitutes unprofessional…

Professional Licenses And Criminal Charges

Defending Licensed Professionals Against Criminal Charges In Los Angeles Since 1987 From attorneys and physicians to nurses and CPAs, we have successfully defended numerous California licensed professionals charged with both felony and misdemeanor charges.  Enduring a criminal or DUI case can be extremely stressful due to the potential penalties you face. However, the stress can…

Orange County DUI Defense

Experienced Drunk Driving Defense by DUI Attorneys in Orange County Defending OC drivers in complex DUI cases involving alcohol and drugs. Criminal defense attorneys, Paul Takakjian and Stephen Sitkoff are respected, skilled Orange County DUI attorneys who have well-established distinctions as experts in drunk driving defense in the OC criminal courts in Westminster, Fullerton, Santa…

Orange County Domestic Violence Defense

Orange County Domestic Violence Defense Lawyers Since 1987 Domestic violence related crimes include spousal abuse, cohabitant abuse, domestic battery, child abuse, child endangerment, elder abuse, criminal threats, and even vandalism. Due to the vast majority of crimes involving domestic violence going largely unreported, prosecutors and law enforcement in Orange County take all allegations of domestic…

Downtown LA Criminal Defense

Criminal & DUI Defense Attorneys In Downtown LA Since 1987 LA County criminal lawyers, Paul Takakjian and Stephen Sitkoff are top rated criminal and DUI defense experts with over 70 years of combined legal experience defending clients in Downtown Los Angeles Courtrooms Los Angeles criminal defense lawyers, Paul Takakjian and Stephen Sitkoff are former senior…