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Are You Being Charged with Fraud?

Fraud is a false representation, whether by words or conduct, by false or deceptive allegations or by concealment of what must have been revealed – that deceives and pretends to deceive another so that the individual ensures a profit unfair or unlawful, or cause another person to suffer a loss.

There are many different types of fraud laws involving different media and institutions that can be prosecuted by the state of California. Below are some of the most common types of fraud laws and punishments that can be faced with conviction.

  • Check Fraud
  • Identity Theft Laws
  • Health Insurance Fraud
  • Foreclosure Fraud
  • Fraud of values

If you are convicted of a misdemeanor for fraud you can be sentenced:

  • 1 year in County Jail
  • Fines

If you are convicted of a misdemeanor for fraud you can be sentenced:

  • 1-3 years County Jail
  • Fines up to $10,000
  • Parole

What Is An Arraignment?

Every criminal case has multiple stages: You have your arraignment, your pretrial conferences, your settlement conferences possibly preliminary hearings motions. Motions in limine and then

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What Is Bail?

Bail is a condition of release, typically you put up money to be released from jail that is bail. So if you’re charged with a

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What Is Mens Rea?

Mens rea goes to your intent, your mind, your brain, when you do an action. For example, in criminal cases the majority of criminal crimes

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What Is An Arraignment?

Every criminal case has multiple stages: You have your arraignment, your pretrial conferences, your settlement conferences possibly preliminary hearings motions. Motions in limine and then

Read More »

What Is Bail?

Bail is a condition of release, typically you put up money to be released from jail that is bail. So if you’re charged with a

Read More »

What Is Mens Rea?

Mens rea goes to your intent, your mind, your brain, when you do an action. For example, in criminal cases the majority of criminal crimes

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