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February 2018 Archives

California to throw out thousands of marijuana convictions

When the state of California passed Proposition 64, which effectively legalized the use and growth of marijuana for personal use, it signaled a radical shift in drug prosecution. Would-be offenders facing charges for simple possession seemed no longer destined to clog the state’s court dockets. While this particular piece of legislation was a boon for justice reform, some wondered what was to become of the many that already held convictions for a now-legalized substance.

We represent people with a variety of injuries

It can be very hard for a Riverside, California, resident and their families to recover financially and emotionally after he or she gets hurt unexpectedly. While we call these sorts of injuries "accidents," in truth, there usually is someone who could have done something or avoided doing something that would have prevented the injuries.

Getting divorced is hard on everyone, especially kids

Arriving at the decision to get divorced is a long road filled with deep valleys and skyscraping peaks. Amongst all of the emotions you as a parent are feeling, your children are observing and experiencing the highs and lows as well. Children can place the blame on themselves and you want to reassure them that this decision is made between the parents.