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Blog Posts in 2018

  • What to Do After a Drug Crime Arrest

    || 6-Jul-2018

    Being arrested for a drug crime can be a confusing and stressful experience, especially if it is the first time you have been accused of a criminal offense. It is important to understand that the moment you are under arrest, your future is in jeopardy. At Blumenthal Law Offices, our Riverside criminal defense attorneys have more than 100 years of combined legal experience to ensure that our ...
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  • The Difference Between "Guilty" & "No Contest" Pleas

    || 21-Jun-2018

    If you’re arrested and charged with a crime, the first step in your trial is asking how you plead. You have three options for this question: “Not guilty,” which means you contest the criminal charges brought against you and you wish to be able to present your case as to why. “Guilty,” which means you don’t contest the charges, admit to the crime, and agree to ...
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  • Can Breathalyzer Tests be Proven Wrong?

    || 11-Jun-2018

    The breathalyzer is the most common chemical test used to determine blood alcohol content. These tests are generally fairly accurate, easy to conduct, give results quickly, and are non-invasive to those taking them unlike blood or urine tests. However, while many people think a breathalyzer can’t be fooled, they’re far from perfect and there are several ways the integrity of a ...
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  • When Are Juveniles Tried as Adults?

    || 21-Feb-2018

    One of a parent’s worst-case scenarios is seeing his or her child accused of a crime. Not only does this create extensive stress for the family, but it also means your child’s future is at stake. A conviction of even a minor crime leaves a mark on someone’s record, meaning he or she will have a harder time finding a job or housing later in life. However, the juvenile court tends ...
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  • 3 Questions to Ask Your Defense Attorney

    || 24-Jan-2018

    If you’re facing a criminal charge, you want the best criminal defense attorney on your side. However, your own support can help your case, as well – and you can take steps as a client to improve your odds of avoiding a conviction. Here are 3 essential questions you should ask your lawyer before your trial. Question #1: Do You Have Everything You Need? Your lawyer should be a ...
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  • How Accurate are Field Sobriety Tests?

    || 5-Jan-2018

    If you are stopped by a law enforcement officer who suspects you may be intoxicated while driving, he or she will likely ask you to perform a seemingly simple task, such as standing on one foot or following the officer’s finger without moving your head. These tasks have a purpose: They’re designed to show signs of intoxication that can help establish probable cause and justify the ...
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