Getting Pulled Over with a Gun in the Vehicle

Stockton Criminal Law AttorneyIn California, as well as across the United States, people are allowed to own and carry guns as per the Second Amendment. However, this doesn’t mean that people are absolutely free to do whatever they please with firearms. There are laws and regulations that gun owners should familiarize themselves with, particularly when it comes to transporting a gun in a vehicle.

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Adult vs Juvenile Trials: Key Differences Worth Noting

Stockton Criminal Law AttorneyAt the Jacot Law Firm, we are often asked about the differences between juvenile and adult criminal trials. It’s a reasonable question, as the lines can become blurred and rules vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. For this post, we want to spend some time talking about juvenile trials, defining who falls under this classification, and providing an overview of how juvenile trials proceed.

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Am I Under Arrest?

Stockton Criminal Law AttorneyThis is often a popular topic in TV and movies: just when exactly is someone legally under arrest? If you go by what you see on the television, it’s clearly when the cops whip out the handcuffs and slap them on the perp. In real life, however, the distinction is not always so black and white.

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