Posts Tagged ‘misdemeanor’

Los Angeles City Attorney Cracks Down on Party Houses

  • August 12, 2016
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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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.

Assault With a Deadly Weapon Is Not Always a Strike in California

  • April 10, 2011
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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When a lawyer’s client is charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon under penal code section 245(a)(1), they are facing a “strike” under California’s Three Strikes law. Assault with a deadly weapon is what I call a “mega-wobbler” –…

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