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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 […]
Progressive new criminal justice laws set to take effect in California

Progressive new criminal justice laws set to take effect in California

  • By Hogan Ganschow
  • 16 Dec 2019
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With 2020 right around the corner, Californians should brace for some important new changes in state law. While some of the most publicized new changes relate to workers’ rights, there are also many new and progressive changes in the area of criminal justice reform.  There are at least a dozen new bills that impact the […]
How to win a domestic violence case when the odds are stacked against you

How to win a domestic violence case when the odds are stacked against you

  • By Hogan Ganschow
  • 31 May 2019
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Santa Barbara Domestic Violence defense lawyer Hogan Ganschow explains why the law is set up to make getting convictions easier and what you can do to avoid the worst consequences In California, certain crimes like battery, vandalism, making threats, and violating a restraining order can carry additional consequences if the relationship between the defendant and […]