Entries by Lueck Law

California’s Gang Enhancement Laws Explained

California is one of the three states in the West and North Central region of the United States that has the highest number of members who are reported to blame for 90% of crimes.   Because of this, legislators have enacted tough sentencing laws in order to curb gang activities and deter gang-related crimes. These […]

Theft, Robbery, and Burglary

Under California law, theft, robbery and burglary are indeed distinct crimes. In fact, they are regulated by their own provision to the California Penal Code. Likewise, they have their own set of possible penalties.   Here are the notable differences of each crime, how each 1 differs from the other 2, and how they are […]

Criminal Defense Attorney: Felonies and Misdemeanors

Crimes in the US are classified into different categories depending on severity. It starts with an infraction then moves up to misdemeanors and then elevates to felonies. It’s important to know the differences, especially between the last two, because how a criminal charge proceeds will depend on how the crime was classified. If you are […]

Public Defenders vs Experienced Attorneys

A violation of the law demands punishment. If accused of a criminal offense, be it a misdemeanor case or a felony charge, you have the right to defend yourself. You can decide to go with a public or a private lawyer that specializes in criminal defense.   The Case for a Public Defender If you […]

Why an Experienced Attorney is Essential for DUI Charges

Being accused of driving under the influence (DUI) should not be taken lightly. Each state has varying laws when it comes to a DUI charge, and the consequences can vary. Punishment can include paying a large fine or spending time in jail.   But it doesn’t just end there. Being charged for driving while intoxicated […]

Learning More About the Three Strikes Law in California

If you live in California, you’re most likely aware of the Three Strikes Law and how it has impacted the state’s legal landscape. And, if you’re facing a charge, you might wonder how the law will affect your case and even your future. This isn’t really surprising since, from 1994 to 2012, California’s Three Strikes […]

Accused of a DUI? Here’s Why You Need an Experienced Attorney

Being accused of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is no joke. Depending on the severity of the case, you can end up paying large fines and/or spending months in jail. If you live in California, the problem doesn’t just stop there — being charged with a DUI will have serious consequences with […]