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The Constitutionality Of 1437

In this recent podcast, Jennifer Mouzis, the attorney for Mr. Davidson relays why SB1437 is vital and constitutional and explains how her client, Mr. Davidsion was not involved in the crime.

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Fighting back against Racial Profiling

Anthony Hernandez was arrested and spent a month in custody because of racial profiling and presumptions by the arresting officer. It might have been far worse had it not been for the persistence of his defense attorney, who kept demanding that prosecutors turn over body camera footage of the incident from the arresting officer. Once the officer turned it over to the prosecutor’s office, almost immediately the Sacramento DA dropped the charges. The Vanguard speaks to Attorney Jennifer Mouzis about the arrest and the illegal activities of the Sacramento Police.

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If you’ve been accused of a crime, but NOT formally charged yet. Don’t waste time... Call defense attorney Mouzis directly 24/7 for a free, confidential case evaluation at 1-(916)822-8702- LET US HELP PREVENT CHARGES FROM EVER BEING FILED.

Federal Crimes

Federal Crimes Attorney in Sacramento, CA

Most federal crimes carry more serious penalties than state level misdemeanors or felonies.

You may be charged with a federal crime if you’ve violated the U.S. criminal code or have committed crimes such as:

  • terrorism
  • tax crimes
  • espionage
  • bank or securities fraud
  • immigration law violations

Federal Crime Investigation

Federal crime investigation differs greatly from state crime investigation. Federal charges must be investigated thoroughly in a process that may take a significant period of time.

This often creates a vast amount of evidence against the person charged; however, you do not have to wait until the investigation is concluded to obtain a defense attorney.

It is to your benefit to obtain representation at the beginning of the investigation to allow for the stage to be set for a strong defense case, or even possibly having the charges dismissed, before they are formally filed in the courts.

What to Do When Facing Federal Charges

If you’re faced with one or more federal crime charge or are being investigated by federal prosecutors, you need a fearless, tenacious attorney who is knowledgeable of federal laws and experienced in negotiating with prosecutors.

When it comes to federal charges, you must choose the right defense lawyer.

Jennifer Mouzis will start reviewing your case immediately and give it the focus needed to prevail in court. She has experience in aggressively defending a variety of complex federal cases, including those carrying significant penalties.

You need answers to important questions, and you need someone who will advise you on the best actions to take throughout the investigations process. She is committed to preserving your rights and freedoms.

Call today to make an appointment to discuss your case and the federal charges against you.

What Is The Difference Between A Misdemeanor And A Felony?

There are key differences between a misdemeanor and a felony in the judicial system.

A misdemeanor is a minor criminal offense, whereas a felony is a much more serious, usually violent, criminal offense.

Examples of felony violations include:felony violations

  • murder
  • possession of dangerous drugs for sale
  • robberyrape

Examples of misdemeanor violations are:

  • petty theft
  • driving on a suspended license and drunk driving

The essential difference is the severity of punishment.

A felony conviction can lead you in state prison, but a misdemeanor will only have you do time in the local or country jail. A felony can involve a fine up to $10,000 and a sentence of up to life in prison or even the death sentence for special circumstance murder. A misdemeanor is generally punishable by a $1,000 fine and a maximum of one year in count jail.

In addition to the longer punishment, a person convicted of a felony: loses the right to vote, cannot possess firearms, cannot obtain certain licenses, such as a hunting or a fishing license and is also required to disclose a conviction when applying for jobs.

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Don't waste time... Call defense attorney Mouzis directly 24/7 for a free, confidential case evaluation at 1-(916) 822-8702

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July 11, 2020

Introduction Of SB620 California State Senator Steve Bradford introduced SB620 in late 2016, after citing a case where a 17-year-old defendant was sentenced to 30 years to life after being convicted of a felony during

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