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Seal Those Arrest Records!

Finally, a way to seal your arrest records without the need for the court to make a finding of factual innocence! I am very excited by this newly enacted law, as you might be able to glean from the ...
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License to Deal - California State Senate Bill 266 & Marijuana

State Senate Bill 266 is likely to pass prior to any November 2016 Proposition to legalize the cultivation and use of small personal amounts of marijuana. SB 266 is backed constructed by politicians ...
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Marijuana & Other Drug DUIs On the Rise

There is a growing trend across the country of convicting people of DUIs even though there is no real evidence, scientific or otherwise, supporting that the driver was even impaired. Welcome to ...
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Humboldt State v. The Compassionate Use Act (Prop 215)

NEW POLICY AT HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY? "We do not recognize medical marijuana," says Humboldt State University's Police Department. Yes, Humboldt State is in, and subject to, the laws ...
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The Effect of Other Drugs Being Present with Medical Marijuana

You can transport marijuana on behalf of a collective or cooperative! This is the basic holding in People v. Colvin and it is what the case is most cited for as precedent. However, there is an implied ...
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Text Messages as Evidence

SEE UPDATE AT THE END - RULING FROM US SUPREME COURT A note found at a recent arrest read, "I, John Smith, am hereby selling a quarter pound of marijuana to Jane Taylor, for the price of ...
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California's Self-Defense

Whether you are charged with assault, battery, domestic violence, assault with a deadly weapon, or even some forms of murder, your attorney may talk to you about self-defense (or defense of others). ...
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Welcome to the Blog for the Law Offices of Daskal & Okin!

The attorneys at The Law Offices of Daskal & Okin have been helping defend the criminally accused in Humboldt County for over 30 years. With dedication to helping the communities of North Coast, ...
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