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Steps To Take After Getting a DUI in Your City
By: Matthew Cohen | July 16, 2024 | DUI
If you have been charged with a DUI in Los Angeles, you must know the steps to take immediately after the incident. Knowing your rights and the legal processes can considerably affect the outcome of your drunk driving case. Our California-based firm, Perlman & Cohen Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers, is committed to guiding you through […]...
Understanding Homicide Cases: What They Mean Legally
By: Matthew Cohen | July 12, 2024 | Violent Crimes
Perlman & Cohen Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers understands the gravity and sensitivity surrounding homicide cases. These cases are among the most serious in the criminal justice system, often leading to severe penalties. Below, we will clarify the legal aspects of homicide, providing valuable insights for those facing such charges. We aim to offer a...
How Does Expungement Work?
By: Matthew Cohen | July 8, 2024 | Expungement
Expungement orders mean a court removes an arrest or conviction from a person's court record for most purposes. It allows individuals to clear their criminal records, helping them move forward. This process can be a lifeline for anyone seeking employment, housing, or a second chance. After the record is expunged, it is legally considered to […]...
Common Mistakes to Avoid After a DUI Arrest
By: Matthew Cohen | June 14, 2024 | DUI
Getting arrested for a DUI can be a frightening and confusing experience. It's easy to make mistakes that could worsen your situation. Knowing what not to do is as important as knowing what to do. Perlman & Cohen Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers are here to guide you through this complex situation. After a DUI arrest, […]...
How a Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Help in Assault Cases
By: Matthew Cohen | June 12, 2024 | Criminal Defense
When facing assault charges, having a skilled criminal defense lawyer by your side is crucial. These legal professionals are familiar with the complexities of criminal law and can navigate the criminal justice system effectively. They provide vital support, guidance, and representation to defend your rights and ensure a fair trial. Perlman & Cohen...
Types of Assault Charges
By: Matthew Cohen | June 11, 2024 | Assault
Assault crime charges can vary widely and are taken very seriously in Los Angeles. The law defines multiple types of assault, each with its own criteria and severe penalties. Understanding the various assault charges can help you know what to expect if you or someone you know is facing such accusations. Perlman & Cohen Los […]...
Can You Shoot Someone Who Breaks Into Your House?
By: Matthew Cohen | April 11, 2024 | Theft Crimes
When someone breaks into your home, it's more than just a property crime; it feels like a violation of your safety and privacy. Many people wonder if they have the right to defend themselves in such a situation, including using a gun. The laws around self-defense, especially in California, are specific and require understanding. Knowing […]...
The Long-Term Impact of a Felony Conviction
By: Matthew Cohen | April 8, 2024 | Violent Crimes
Getting a felony conviction is life-changing. It can affect your job, where you can live, and even your relationships. This isn't just about spending time in jail. A felony stays on your record and can make life harder forever. At Perlman & Cohen Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers, we understand how a criminal record can impact […]...
What to Do When You Have Been Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence in California
By: Matthew Cohen | February 27, 2024 | Domestic Violence
Being falsely accused of domestic violence in California can turn your world upside down. Suddenly, you find yourself facing serious charges that can affect every part of your life. You must stay calm but act quickly to protect your rights and your future. Remember, being accused does not mean you are guilty. At¬†Perlman & Cohen […]...
What Constitutes Domestic Violence In California?
By: Matthew Cohen | February 24, 2024 | Domestic Violence
Domestic violence in California refers to physical harm or threats of harm between family members or intimate partners. This includes hitting, stalking, or any behavior that intimidates or harms another person in a domestic setting. California law takes these offenses seriously, protecting those affected and holding perpetrators accountable. The state...
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