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Field Sobriety Tests and Why It’s Impossible to Pass Them

Field Sobriety Tests and Why It’s Impossible to Pass Them

  • By Hogan Ganschow
  • 30 Jul 2020
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One of the most common statements I hear from clients who have been charged with a DUI, but maintain their innocence, is that they “passed” their Field Sobriety Tests. When I ask my clients why they think they passed, they usually respond that the officer told them so. Some believe they aced the tests. In […]
Attorney fees: How much does it cost to hire a criminal defense lawyer?

Attorney fees: How much does it cost to hire a criminal defense lawyer?

  • By Hogan Ganschow
  • 2 Jul 2020
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If this is your first time being charged with a crime, chances are you may be unfamiliar with criminal court procedure and how it works. Most ask me at some point one of the following: How much should I expect to pay an attorney from your firm? How long will my case take? How many […]
Straight talk from a criminal immigration lawyer: You can be deported for a criminal conviction

Straight talk from a criminal immigration lawyer: You can be deported for a criminal conviction

  • By Chris Horowitz
  • 1 Jun 2020
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Sadly, you may be deported for a criminal offense depending on your immigration status.  All non-US citizens, green card holders, F1 and H1B visa holders can be deported back to their home country by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and barred from re-entering the United States for a number of years.  This risk applies […]
Getting a Restraining Order

Getting a Restraining Order

  • By Chris Horowitz
  • 12 May 2020
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Do you feel threatened by a former spouse, landlord, or known associate? We are experienced in handling both domestic and civil harassment restraining orders in Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo. Call us to discuss your case today.  The two most common forms of restraining orders in California are Domestic Violence Restraining Orders (DVRO) […]
Dismissals in Court Cases

Dismissals in Court Cases

  • By Chris Horowitz
  • 29 Apr 2020
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How do I make this go away?  This is a common reaction many people have when they are charged with a crime.  It is possible to get your case dismissed and you may be able to have the charges dropped before the case goes to court.  This requires the assistance of an experienced criminal defense […]