RBX Law

How Much Does a Criminal Defense Attorney Cost?

Attorney cost varies depending on who represents you. There are three options for representation in criminal defense cases: Self-representation Public defender Private attorney Self-representation Self-representation, commonly known as “in pro per,” has no attorney cost. However, you could have to pay court costs and discovery charges. Public Defender The public …

I Just Got Arrested, Now What?

After you are arrested, continue to assert your 4th Amendment right to refuse search (except when arrested for DUI) and 5th Amendment right to remain silent. right to remain silent It is very important to remain silent because your own statements can be used to convict you. Wait until your …

Police Stops and Your Rights

tips on safely interacting with police during stops Knowing your duties, rights, and law enforcement objectives can help you safely navigate an encounter with law enforcement. Below is a brief discussion of things to consider if you are stopped by the police. step 1: know your duties Identify Yourself You …

Firearm Prohibition for Misdemeanor Domestic Violence

Firearm Prohibition Current law places a ten year firearm prohibition on person convicted of certain violent crimes. Basically, this means a person cannot own, possess, control, purchase, or receive a firearm. This includes a misdemeanor conviction for domestic violence. Assembly Bill 3129 Beginning January 1, 2019, a conviction for misdemeanor …