Resources

Domestic Violence

California domestic violence conviction goes on one's permanent criminal record... and will surface anytime someone does a routine background check. This can make it difficult to gain employment, state licensing and other benefits.

Theft Crimes

Theft crimes refers to crimes involving the taking of a person's property without their permission. But theft has a very broad legal meaning which may encompass more than one category, and multiple degrees, of crimes.

Drug Crimes

It isn't only the stereotypical "illegal drugs" that can lead to a drug crimes conviction in California. Illegal use of otherwise-legal prescription drugs (like opioid painkillers) can also lead to criminal charges.