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Thanks for visiting the Ridley Defense Blog. After being charged with a crime, one of the most important things that you can do is educate yourself on your situation and your legal options. Ridley Defense strives to help our criminal defense clients understand what could be done to fight their charges and move forward in life. We also provide information to our community about how to avoid becoming entangled with law enforcement in the first place.

Our criminal defense blog consists of criminal defense-related news, articles and current events. If you have an immediate need for a criminal defense attorney, or you’re not sure then please contact us online or call (805) 208-1866 and reach out to request a free consultation immediately. Being proactive in a criminal matter can make all the difference. We look forward to using our experience and skills to help you navigate and hopefully avoid the criminal justice system.

/12.22.22

Getting Bailed Out – Facts You May Not Know

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What Is California's "Three Strikes" Law?

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I Was Accused of Sexual Assault. How Do I Prove My Case?

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What to Do If Your Child Was Caught Shoplifting

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/11.3.22

Everything You Need to Know About Embezzlement

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/7.19.22

Maintaining Your License After a Second DUI

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The Benefits of Diversion Programs in Criminal Cases

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The Ridley Defense Guide to Record Sealing

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The Effects of PTSD on Veteran-Related Criminal Charges

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Facing Drug Charges? Alternatives to Jail Time

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How Is California Sentencing Different in 2022?

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How Do I Get My Suspended License Back?

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/3.14.22

Danielle Tamir Awarded Super Lawyers' Rising Star

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New California Laws in 2022

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, /12.22.21

3 Do's and Dont's If Your Child Was Arrested for Underage DUI

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Do's and Dont’s When You Encounter Police

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Can a Criminal Conviction Be Reversed in California?

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/5.26.21

DUID vs. DUI: What's the Difference?

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Understanding Mental Health Diversion: Our Firm's Solutions for Clients Facing Mental Illness

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/4.30.21

3 Do’s and Don'ts if Your Child Was Arrested for Underage DUI

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/1.28.21

New Sentencing Laws in Place After George Gascón Releases Special Directive 20-14

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New Laws in 2021

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Sealing Arrest Record vs. Detention Certificate

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How to Clear a Warrant in Ventura County

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Los Angeles Courthouses to Allow Appearances via WebEx in All 250 Courthouses

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The State of Misdemeanor and Felony Cases in Ventura County

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/7.8.20

What To Do If Arrested For DUI In California

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California Ends “Zero Bail” Policy

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California Ends “Zero Bail” Policy

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Why You Should Still Hire a Lawyer Even Though the Courts Are Closed

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/5.12.20

What to Do If You Get Pulled Over for a DUI in California

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Will Ventura County Continue to Allow Zero Bail with Crime on the Rise? 

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Private Attorneys Can Now Make Court Appearances Over Zoom

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Crime Rates During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Domestic Violence Statistics in Ventura County

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Ventura County Criminal Courts Allowing Telephonic Appearances in Response to Coronavirus

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Causes Court Closures and Changes

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New Laws in 2020

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/12.31.16

Be Careful Driving On Holidays

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Be Careful Driving on Holidays

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/12.4.16

3 Things For A DUI…

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/11.11.16

DUI Marijuana

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/8.28.16

How To Talk To Cops…

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/6.4.14

A Closer Look At Ridley Defense

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On The Map

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3 Drivers Arrested at Thousand Oaks DUI Checkpoint

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A Third Strike Is Not A Guaranteed Life Sentence

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A Third Strike is Not a Guaranteed Life Sentence

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Changes In The Three Strikes Law

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How Can I Defend Myself Against Reckless Driving Charges?

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Enhanced Penalties: Weapons Used In The Commission Of A Crime

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/1.10.13

Chemical Test Defense In A DUI Case

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/1.8.13

Beer, Guns, and Cell Phones

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/11.30.12

Does A Failed Sobriety Test Guarantee A Conviction?

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Children As Young As 14 Can Be Tried As Adults In The State Of California

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Keep It Private…

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/8.28.11

The Easiest Way To Beat A DUI

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/8.28.11

Can I Fight A Drivers License Suspension?

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/8.16.11

DUI Penalties In Ventura County Can Be Steep

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