Self-Defense in California

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In California you can’t be found guilty of a violent crime provided you can prove that the only reason you used the violent action was in self-defense. In addition to proving that you were in danger, you’ll also have to prove that your actions were reasonable given the set of circumstances you found yourself in.…

Bail Amounts for Common Offenses

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In order to be released from jail, a person must meet certain “requirements.” This includes: Having not yet been convicted of the crime. Having solid, reliable relationships with others in the community. This shows that the defendant is likely to appear for court and less likely to flee. Not appearing as a threat to the…