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News, stories, and links about Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC New, notable cases and results as well as general criminal defense law news.

Restraining Order Dismissed Involving Potential Medical Licensing Issues!

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Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC's Senior attorney, of counsel, Cherie R. Wallace was able to get a restraining order dismissed involving potential medical licensing issues in San Francisco County.

Defense of Restraining Order Against Client Alleging Assault with a Weapon Won!

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Of counsel, senior attorney Cherie R. Wallace won  a Restraining Order hearing in Spanish for our client where the restraining order alleged assault with a deadly weapon and client was…

San Francisco County Felony Domestic Violence Charges DISMISSED!

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Of counsel, senior attorney Cherie R. Wallace, obtained a complete dismissal of felony domestic violence charges out of San Francisco County for our client who was originally charged with multiple…

2021: New Year, New Laws

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Now that it's 2021, it is a new year with new laws you should know about that went into effect in California as of January 1, 2021. Bay Area Criminal…

BACL Stands With Black Lives Matter Movement

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Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC stands firm with the Black Lives Matters movement and their pursuit of justice.

2021: New Year, New Laws

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Now that it's 2021, it is a new year with new laws you should know about that went into effect in California as of January 1, 2021. Bay Area Criminal…

Supreme Court Bans Non-Unanimous Jury Verdicts in Criminal Cases

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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…

Bail Waived In California Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

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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…

Oakland Mistrial

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When facing a mistrial or determining how to proceed after a mistrial has been declared, it is imperative to contact a criminal defense attorney who is experienced and knowledgeable of…

The California Department of Correction and Rehabilitation announced upcoming changes that will drastically reduce the use of solitary confinement

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The California Department of Correction and Rehabilitation announced upcoming changes that will drastically reduce the use of solitary confinement from SFGate

Warrants Recalled in Alameda County and Contra Costa County

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Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC's associate attorney Clint C. Christoffersen, Esq. successfully had warrants recalled out of Alameda County and Contra Costa County.

Restraining Order Dismissed Involving Potential Medical Licensing Issues!

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Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC's Senior attorney, of counsel, Cherie R. Wallace was able to get a restraining order dismissed involving potential medical licensing issues in San Francisco County.

Felony Reduced to Misdemeanor in San Mateo County With History of Probation Violations!

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Attorney Clint C. Christofferson was able to get a client's felony reduced to a misdemeanor in San Mateo County by way of California Penal Code Section 17(b) for a client…

Case Dismissed in San Mateo County Hit and Run!

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Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC's Alexander P. Guilmartin recently had a case dismissed in San Mateo County for a client facing hit and run charges.

Finding of Factual Innocence Granted in Alameda County!

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Associate attorney Clint C. Christoffersen was able to successfully obtain a finding of factual innocence in Alameda County