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Los Angeles City Attorney Cracks Down on Party Houses

Jerod Gunsberg, Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

The Office of the Los Angeles City attorney has been cracking down on “party houses.” Under Los Angeles Municipal Code 115.02 the city can file a misdemeanor complaint in criminal court against a homeowner who is renting out his or her property as a party house.

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Should I Consent to a DNA Swab in a Sex Crime Investigation?

Jerod Gunsberg, Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

In the vast majority of sexual assault cases, the allegations turn on the issue of consent. The issue is usually not whether or not the sexual contact occurred or whether the person targeted in a sexual assault investigation was present…

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PCP Arrests In Los Angeles and Culver City

Jerod Gunsberg, Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that two individuals have been arrested in Los Angeles County in what law enforcement officials are describing as a huge PCP operation. PCP is the acronym for the drug  1-(1-phencyclohexyl) piperdine.  It’s chemical name…

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Arrests in Mexico-Los Angeles-Denver Cocaine Ring

Jerod Gunsberg, Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

It does make for a nice headline: “Feds Make Largest Mass Drug Arrest in Colo. History.” On February 9, 2012 federal and state authorities announced that they had arrested more than 80 people in connection with a long investigation of…

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Cocaine Related Arrests at LAX

Jerod Gunsberg, Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) was on February 2 the scene of  high-profile drug smuggling arrests. Two Spanish nationals, mother and daughter, were stopped allegedly carrying up to ten pounds of cocaine.  According to the local NBC affiliate, the pair…

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New Law For Early Termination of Probation in California?

Jerod Gunsberg, Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

Under California Penal Code 1203.3, a judge has the discretion to order the early termination of probation “in the interests of justice.”  The court can do this, even over the objection of the prosecutor.   However, prosecutors in Los Angeles County are…

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What Happens At A Juvenile Detention Hearing?

Jerod Gunsberg, Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

Your child’s first court date in a Los Angeles County Juvenile Court is a Detention Hearing and Arraignment. This article explains what happens at this hearing for both the child and the parent.

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