Articles by Topic or Issue (Restitution Continued - Sex Offenses)

Restitution Continued

  1. What Is a Harvey Waiver and How Does It Affect Restitution?

  2. May a Judge Order Additional Restitution If Defendant Violates Probation?

  3. Restitution in Graffiti Case - $18,878 for 32 Incidents?

  4. Restitution Proper in Sex Offense Case for Mental Suffering

  5. Restitution – What Things Are Allowed in a Criminal Case?
  6. Is Comparative Negligence Considered in Setting Restitution?
  7. Do Arbuckle Rights Apply to a Juvenile Restitution Hearing?
  8. Restitution Award Improper for Damaged Truck under PC 1202.4
  9. Without Proof of Causation of Injury, Is Restitution Proper?
  10. Restitution for Pain and Suffering Allowed If PC § 288

Restraining Orders / Protective Orders

  1. What Punishment Do I Face for Violating a Restraining Order?

  2. Protective Order OK If It Bars Contact with Non-Victims?

  3. Civil Restraining Order and Criminal Domestic Violence Case?

  4. Ten Year Restraining Order Proper for Female Stalker?

  5. Can a Criminal Protective Order Cover Non-Victims?

Seal & Destroy / Petition for Factual Innocence

  1. When and How Do I Seal and Destroy My Arrest Record?

  2. Eligibility for Sealing and Destroying a Juvenile Record?

  3. Petition for Factual Innocence (PFI) Under PC 851.8 Denied

  4. Must Fingerprint Records Be Destroyed If Court Grants PFI?

  5. How Does an Adult Have a Court File Sealed & Destroyed?
  6. Petition for Factual Innocence – Must One Wait to File?

Sentencing / Plea

  1. What Are Community Service, Community Labor and Cal-Trans?

  2. What Factors Determine How Much Time I Will Serve?

  3. Electronic Home Monitoring - How Do I Request This?

  4. How Much Custody Credit Do I Get? What Factors Matter?

  5. Do Presentence Custody Credits Apply to Time at Patton?

  6. What Is Split Sentencing in a Plea Bargain or As Sentence?

  7. May a Sentence Enhancement Be Applied Twice for Same Day Act

  8. Can Prop 47 Alter a Negotiated Plea Bargain?

  9. Prop 47 Relief Does Not Guarantee a Shorter Sentence

  10. What's a Criminal Street Gang for a Sentencing Enhancement?

  11. Sentencing Alternatives for Military Veterans (PC § 1170.9)

  12. Can I Withdraw My Plea Based on Bad Advice from My Lawyer?

  13. If a Prosecutor Overlooks Facts, Is a Plea Bargain Invalid?

  14. What Is a Plea Subject to or Pursuant to People v. West?

  15. Plea Withdraw If Not Warned of Adverse Immigration Risks

  16. Do Anti-Immigrant Comments by Judge Invalidate Sentence?

  17. Can One Be Exempt from Post-Release Community Supervision?

  18. Resentencing 3 Strike Sentence Has Documentary Challenges

  19. Indicated Sentence and Illegal Plea Bargaining by a Judge

  20. Sentence Set Aside When Federal Judge Makes Mistake

  21. Consecutive, Not Concurrent Sentences, Upheld in Sex Case

  22. Cruel and Unusual Punishment by 30 Years to Life Sentence

  23. 51 Month Sentence for Illegal Re-entry to U.S. Proper

  24. May Court Impose $2,450 Fine If Plea Bargain Silent on This?

  25. Can One Agree to a Plea Bargain Waiving Future Good Time Credits?

  26. Sentencing Enhancement for Gang Benefit in Norwalk Reversed

  27. Does Prop 47 Apply to Strike a Sentencing Enhancement?

  28. Can a Judge Order Curfew for an Adult on DUI Probation?
  29. What Is Fire Camp?  Who’s Eligible?  What Are the Benefits?
  30. Do Excess Custody Credits Reduce Community Supervision Time?
  31. What Are Nonviolent Offenses under Proposition 57?
  32. What’s the Difference Between a No Contest and Guilty Plea?
  33. Is Alcoholics Anonymous Objectionable on Religious Grounds?
  34. Six Motions to Consider in Sentencing of a Criminal Case
  35. Are You Required to Give a DNA Sample in Orange County?
  36. What’s a Tahl Waiver for a Plea Bargain & Why Is It So Long?
  37. Are Consecutive 10-Year Gang Sentencing Enhancements Error?
  38. Can a Judge Impose a GBI Enhancement and VC 23558 Also?
  39. What Are the Warnings a Judge Says When Taking a Plea?
  40. What Is the Consumer Arrest Equity Act, SB 393?
  41. Does SB620 Have Retroactive Effect to Lower Prior Sentences?
  42. What Is a Joint Suspended and Should I Accept This?
  43. What Is the Five Year Prior Serious Felony Enhancement?
  44. Prop 57 Resentencing: Who Has Authority to Implement It?
  45. What Are Penalties and Assessments?  How Much Are They?
  46. What Is Mental Disorder Diversion (Penal Code 1001.36)?

Sex Offenses

Child Sex Offenses

  1. What Is Annoying or Molesting a Child under 18 (PC § 647.6)?

  2. What Is Meeting a Child for Lewd Purposes (Penal Code § 288.4)?

  3. What Is Molestation of Child under 18 (Penal Code § 647.6)?

  4. Conviction Is Overturned for Lewd Acts upon a Child

  5. Conviction for PC § 288.3 If the Minor Is 2,000 Miles Away?

  6. Defenses to Possession of Child Pornography (PC § 311)?

  7. Lifetime Sex Offender Registration for Child Porn Possession

  8. Restitution Award of $3.4 Million Vacated in Child Porn Case

  9. Child Pornography Evidence Suppressed When Search Overbroad
  10. Human Trafficking of Minor for Commercial Sex, PC 236.1

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