November 20, 2017

Do I Still Need a Criminal Defense Lawyer If I Admit Guilt?

In our previous blog post, we discussed criminal defense strategies if a defendant claims he or she is innocent. In this blog post, we are going to explain what criminal defendants can do if they admit guilt, including ways that a criminal defense attorney can attempt to have their charges reduced. Common Defenses Against Criminal […]

October 26, 2017

What Are the Most Common Defenses Against Criminal Charges?

While every criminal defendant’s case is specific to that person and situation, there are a few common defenses against criminal charges that have proven effective in helping prevent the prosecution from proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Common Defenses Against Criminal Charges Defenses against criminal charges fall into two main categories. The first is for […]

January 3, 2014

Fresno Man To Be Tried For Homeless Man’s Killing

A man on trial in Fresno has admitted to causing the death of a homeless man last year. However, Frank Ruben Castillo, 49, says he did not intend to kill Johnny Salvio when he beat and kicked him while was sleeping on the ground. Pictures showed to the jury by Prosecutor Sam Dalesandro during opening statements revealed […]