The Supreme Court banned non-unanimous jury verdicts for criminal cases in a recent Supreme Court decision. California already requires unanimous jury verdicts in criminal cases, so the decision applies to the remaining two states that allow non-unanimous jury verdicts. Call Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC for a free consultation at 415-390-3900 24/7.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, bail will be waived in California Courts temporarily for those arrested and charged with low-level offenses. Call Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC for a free consultation at 415-390-3900 24/7.
Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC still meeting the needs of clients and people faced with criminal charges during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Senior attorney and firm owner David J. Cohen received a favorable outcome in a fraud matter out of Contra Costa County. Charges included Grand Theft, Unemployment Fraud and Worker’s Compensation Fraud where the client faced a potential lengthy state prison term.
Senior associate Cherie R. Wallace handled a San Mateo County multiple count Domestic Violence and Child Endangerment case which resulted in a misdemeanor Disturbing the Peace charge, no jail time, 18 months informal probation including negotiating a joint custody agreement.
Firm owner David J. Cohen will be presenting oral argument before the 6th Circuit Court of Appeal in a multi co-defendant murder case with special gang enhancements.
Of Counsel attorney Brian J. Gregory was able to get 7 out of 9 counts DISMISSED and credit for time served on a probation violation in Santa Clara County.
The team here at Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC recently teamed up with the Free Food Service program at Glide Memorial Church in serving our San Francisco community.