Paul Denni

Paul Denni is the Founder and Managing Attorney at California Legal Defense, Inc. He blogs about legal issues affecting his clients.

Prop 47: Top 3 Things You Should Know about Reducing Your Felony

As a California Prop 47 attorney, I help my clients remove hindrances caused by past criminal convictions. Part of the process of clearing your criminal record may include a variety of legal options such as: early termination of probation; expungement; felony reduction to misdemeanor (Prop 47); felony reduction to misdemeanor (Penal Code 17b). Proposition 47 …

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Drunk Driving in California – 5 Attorney Tips to Keep the Cops Away

“Drunk driving” is a phrase used to describe the criminal offense of Driving Under the Influence (DUI). In California, a DUI¬†offense has it’s grounds in California Vehicle Code (VC) 23152. As a California DUI attorney, I’ve heard countless stories, facts, excuses, and explanations related to DUI charges, so I’ve put together the following tips to …

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The 5 Best Guidelines for Early Termination of Probation in California

When seeking early termination of probation, there are 5 main guidelines you want to consider: Reasons for Obtaining Early Termination of Probation Legal Grounds Eligibility The Process, and Whether to Hire an Attorney As an expungement attorney who has handled early termination of probation and expungement motions throughout Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego, …

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Can You Clear Your Criminal Record? Learn About Expungement

Can you clear your criminal record? Yes you can, although as with any legal matter, there are rules, exceptions, and limitations when it comes to removing a misdemeanor or felony from your criminal record. Clearing your criminal record is commonly referred to as an “expungement” of your criminal record. In California, the law that allows …

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Human Trafficking: Discounted Record Expungement for Victims of Human Trafficking

It is hard to imagine a horror greater than being a victim of human trafficking. Thrust into a life of abuse, isolation, and pain, there are really no words describe the misery and hardship experienced by a victim of human trafficking. To add insult to injury, many human trafficking victims have been convicted of a …

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Riverside Expungement: Clear Your Criminal Record in Riverside Court

If you have received a criminal conviction in the Riverside courthouse, a Riverside expungement can help you build a path to a better future – particularly if want to improve your employment situation. There is often confusion about what exactly an expungement is and how it can help you. As expungement lawyers, our job is …

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