Archive for Arrest and Detention

Should My Child Talk To The Police?

  • August 21, 2014
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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The bottom line is this: If your child is being questioned about being involved in a crime, he or she should not talk to the police without first consulting a qualified juvenile defense attorney.

School Officials Believe Rosary Beads Are Gang Symbol

  • September 18, 2012
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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A guest blogger, Criminal Defense Attorney Andrew Bouvier-Brown, comes to us this week with his take on a bizarre incident in which a Colorado high school student had his rosary beads confiscated by school authorities?  Why?  They believed that the…

When Young Children Are Accused of California Crimes

  • April 18, 2012
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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Police officers in Milledgeville, Georgia arrested and handcuffed a six-year old who was throwing a tantrum in her kindergarten class. Not surprisingly, the arrest received national media attention. Could this happen in California?  Perhaps.  Nothing prevents school officials from calling…

Juvenile Residential Burglary in Adult Cases

  • October 13, 2010
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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Residential burglary is one of the many controversial aspects of California’s three strikes law, especially how it is used in juvenile offenses.  Many attorneys believe that since residential burglary is not a “juvenile strike” under Welfare and Institutions Code 707(b), that there…

Teen Charged With Burglary in Pasadena

  • January 6, 2010
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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Pasadena Star News is reporting that a teen was caught in a suspected residential burglary in Pasadena last night. If this case stays in juvenile court and is charged as a “strike”, there could be serious long term consequences.

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