The Consequences of Vaccination Fraud

Since the recent vaccine rollout, many businesses have decided to require proof of vaccination to enter their establishments. These mostly include bars, restaurants, and other places where crowds may gather. As mandatory COVID-19 vaccines become more widespread, many employers are asking what they can do if workers refuse. Some employers are firing workers who won’t…

The DOJ speaks out against health care clinics charging for vaccines

Is your clinic charging individuals for the vaccine? Since the rollout of the new COVID-19 vaccinations, acting U.S. Attorney Philip A. Talbert and others released statements warning individuals that they should not be asked to pay to receive the COVID vaccine. Clinics that require individuals to pay for their vaccine are doing so unlawfully. “Covid-19…

A new DUI program will be implemented in Fresno courts for third-time offenders.

Fresno County Superior Court’s New DUI Program Fresno County Superior Court was awarded a grant by the California Office of Traffic Safety on October 1, 2020 to implement a misdemeanor-only comprehensive DUI court program aimed at those who have been charged with a third-time misdemeanor DUI. Through the year-long grant, Fresno County Superior Court is…

Operation Legend Cause and Effect

What is Operation Legend? Attorney General William Barr launched Operation Legend in Kansas City, Missouri, on July 8, 2020. The operation is named after 4-year-old LeGend Taliferro, who was fatally shot while sleeping in a Kansas City apartment late last month. Operation Legend is a recent federal law enforcement initiative created “to fight the sudden…

You Could Be Unknowingly Breaking Federal Law

What is “structuring” cash transactions? Many people, including many business owners and professionals, are not aware of the federal crime of “structuring” cash transactions. It is very possible to unknowingly violate this law and then face severe consequences. Almost everyone knows about  ‘money laundering’ and the government’s efforts to track  ‘dirty money’  from crimes such…

Arrested And Detained Individual

Wait! I can be unarrested?

Wait! I can be unarrested?  Our last post about the Federal First Offender Act mentioned that if a conviction is expunged, we may also be able to remove an arrest from your record. In a sense, we may be able to “unarrest” you.  Getting unarrested We can contact the arresting agency and request a detention…

Mental Health Diversion Addiction Coffee

Most Of Us Are Addicts And Don’t Know It

We recently discussed Mental Health Diversion and highlighted a real-life example of a client who was eligible for Mental Health Diversion, granted it, and is now and the path to recovery. That client was an addict. In California, our penal system recognizes and tends to favor treatment of addiction while still recognizing that a crime…