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Why do prosecutors take plea bargains?

Plea bargains are an interesting part of the justice system in the United States. Typically, it means that you're offered a lesser charge if you decide you will plead guilty to that charge. For instance, you may have been accused of murder, but you could get manslaughter in exchange for a guilty plea.

Do you have to tell a prospective employer you got arrested?

You have heard people say that it is hard to get a job with a criminal record. As soon as you get arrested, you start worrying. Have you already derailed any future career possibilities? Do you have to tell your prospective employers what happened?

Explaining the long-term consequences of committing a crime

There will come a time in your life when you will make a mistake. The severity of that mistake is what will determine what happens with the rest of your life. If the mistake is the commission of a crime, you could be dealing with some long-term consequences. Being charged and convicted of a crime in San Jose can lead to a difficult road ahead.

The Fourth Amendment and warrants

The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution protects the people of the country against unlawful search and seizure. It goes as far as saying that no warrant shall be issued unless there is probable cause. So, what exactly is a warrant? A warrant is a legal document that is written by a court that gives authorization to a police officer to conduct a seizure, a search, or an arrest in California.

Why should I hire a criminal defense attorney?

Being arrested and subsequently charged with a crime is a frightening experience. It doesn't matter how many times you've been arrested before, each time is different. You shouldn't wait to consult a criminal defense attorney until it is too late. Instead, you should hire a defense attorney as soon as possible after getting arrested. Here are some reasons why you should hire a defense attorney in San Jose.

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