Law Offices of Joseph P. Smith in Orange County Helps You Fight off Criminal Charges

You wouldn’t want to stand in the dock without experienced legal help when you are accused of a criminal offense in Orange County, California. You can consider working with the Law Offices of Joseph P. Smith who will guarantee you … Continue reading

The Ins and Outs of the Criminal Justice System

The criminal justice system is the set of agencies and processes established by government to control crime and enforce penalties on those who violate the law. There are many different criminal justice systems across the United States, but they are … Continue reading

Trabuco Hills High School Teacher’s Aide and Coach Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. – (June 20, 2015) – On Friday, June 19, 2015, Orange County Child Exploitation Task Force (OCCETF) and Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s Special Victims Unit (SVU) investigators arrested, Raymond William Henry II, 57, Laguna Niguel, for possession … Continue reading

33.3% credit for non-violent second striker

The February 10, 2014, court order requires the State of California to immediately grant credits prospectively for non-violent second striker, so that those prisoners are eligible to earn 33.3% time credits.  These prisoners used to earn only 20 % time … Continue reading

Prop 47 Theft

The passage of Proposition 47 makes certain theft related offenses misdemeanors.  Where the value is $950.00 or less, reduces the punishment for most people convicted of forgeries, bad checks, and thefts from a straight felony or a wobbler to a … Continue reading