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    Top 100 Trial Attorneys in California 2012-2014, 2008 Trial Attorney of the Year by the Riverside County Public Defender's Office, and dozens of other awards and accolades.

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The Difference Between Criminal and Civil Theft

Posted in Burglary,Robbery on January 12, 2022

Throughout the years, certain aspects of criminal theft charges have raised concerns in both the victims and the accused – specifically concerning the details of a trial. One of the main worries involves the type of case that is being put forth, ultimately resulting in different outcomes for both parties. Graham Donath Law Offices, APC…

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The Difference Between Robbery & Burglary

Posted in Burglary,Criminal Defense,Robbery on December 19, 2019

In many cases, people will use the words “burglary” and “robbery” interchangeably when in fact, these two words indicate two separate types of crimes. Burglary involves a person entering a building to commit a crime inside while robbery is generally meant to indicate the taking of something of value directly from another person by the…

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Defenses for Robbery Charges

Posted in Burglary,Criminal Defense,Robbery on October 18, 2019

Beating robbery charges can seem daunting, but an experienced criminal defense attorney will understand every method to take in order to secure a successful conclusion for the client. Each case is different, and your attorney will look at the totality of the case when forming a defense strategy. Some of the following are ways that…

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Types of Robbery Charges

Posted in Criminal Defense,Robbery on September 23, 2019

Any type of robbery charge in the state of California is serious. If you or a loved one have been charged with robbery or a related charge, consider securing legal assistance as soon as possible. The penalties for being convicted of robbery charges can be severe. Penal Code 211 Under California law, robbery is defined…

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Penal Code 496 PC: California “Receiving Stolen Property” Laws

Posted in Robbery on January 31, 2018

California Penal Code (PC) 496 has been part of the state’s laws since 1872. It deals with the crime of larceny, or theft, and crimes against property. PC 496 makes it illegal to knowingly buy or receive any property that someone else stole or obtained in a manner constituting theft. There are strict punishments for…

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