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Filing a False Document - Penal Code Section 115

Filing a false document is covered under California Penal Code Section 115. This law criminalizes the act of someone knowingly filing a forged or false document with a government office in California. Typically, PC 115, a , involves the filing of a false or forged real estate deed, meaning it’s...

Posted: October 29 2018 read more

Destroying or Concealing Evidence Laws in California - Penal Code Section 135

The crime of destroying or concealing evidence in covered under California Penal Code Section 135. This law criminalizes someone willfully destroying or concealing anything that is about to be produced as evidence in an investigation, inquiry, or a trial.   In other words, it’s a crime to tamper with any type of...

Posted: October 22 2018 read more

Should you speak to police or exercise your Miranda rights?

The defense attorneys at Eisner Gorin LLP often must contend with incriminating evidence in court, in the form of statements made by the client after the police giving of . Often this is some of the most difficult testimony to defend against, as the words are directly from the client.   Our...

Posted: October 11 2018 read more

Possession of Fake Driver’s License or Identification Card

Possession of a fake driver’s license or identification card is covered under California Penal Code Section 470b. In basic terms, it’s a crime to display or possess a fake driver's license or an identification card with intent to commit fraud or a forgery.   PC 470b also includes any type of government-issued identification...

Posted: October 08 2018 read more

Violating a Restraining or Protective Order in Los Angeles

The crime of violating a restraining or protective order is covered under California Penal Code Section 273.6. In basic terms, this related crime occurs when you intentionally and knowingly violate a court issued order. The court order could come in the form of a protective order issued in a...

Posted: September 24 2018 read more

Negligent Discharge of a Firearm Law in California

Negligent discharge of a firearm is covered under California Penal Code Section 246.3. In basic terms, it criminalizes the act of intentionally discharging a firearm with gross negligence that might result in injury or death to another person. PC 246.3 is known as a “wobbler” offense, meaning the Los Angeles...

Posted: September 10 2018 read more

Reckless Driving Laws in California

Reckless driving is covered under California Vehicle Code 23103, which covers a broad range of different types of unsafe driving behavior on the crowded roads and highways in Los Angeles County. A reckless driving offense should not be confused with a speeding citation which is simply a traffic violation.   Reckless driving...

Posted: August 27 2018 read more

Arrested by a Dishonest Cop?

Recent news articles have sparked renewed interest in the topic of dishonest or lying police officers and their impact on the criminal justice system. In our practice, it is not infrequent to encounter officers who have told half-truths or outright falsehoods about the circumstances leading to our client’s arrest.   This dishonest...

Posted: August 14 2018 read more

Attempted Crimes Laws in California

Attempted crimes laws are covered under California Penal Code Sections 21a and 664. Many people don’t realize that attempting to commit a crime, is itself a crime. Attempt is a separate offense that may be charged on its own. In other words, if you attempt to commit a crime, but unsuccessful,...

Posted: August 13 2018 read more

California Penal Code 995 Motion to Dismiss

In felony cases in Los Angeles County criminal courthouses, there is sometimes a discussion by criminal defense lawyers of a “995 Motion.” What exactly is this type of motion and what is it for? A California Penal Code Section § 995 motion gives you an opportunity, after your preliminary hearing,...

Posted: July 30 2018 read more