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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.

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.


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.

Resisting Arrest

Resisting Arrest Defense Attorney in Sacramento, CA

Being arrested is a frightening and angering experience. If you are arrested, you may feel like you are suddenly out of control and at the complete mercy of the law enforcement officer who took you into custody.

You may feel like you are being bullied or treated harshly and as a result, the police officer may accuse you of resisting arrest.

Resisting arrest charges apply if you willfully resist or obstruct an officer of the law or an emergency medical technician from doing their job.

How To Fight Your Resisting Arrest Charges

Even though resisting arrest is a misdemeanor charge, any jail time and significant fines can change your life. If convicted of resisting arrest, you could:

  • spend up to a year in a county jail
  • pay no more than a $1,000 fine
  • have a permanent criminal record

The following strategies can be used by a California criminal defense lawyer with the knowledge and know-how to vigorously defend resisting arrest charges:

  • The arrest and the circumstances surrounding it were unlawful
  • You were acting in self-defense
  • You were falsely accused of resisting arrest
  • Law enforcement misconduct

If you’re facing charges for resisting arrest, don’t assume that law enforcement officers are acting appropriately and you have no recourse.

Jennifer Mouzis is a skilled defense lawyer who is committed to preserving your freedom, your record and your rights.

Call today to set up an appointment to discuss the best defense strategy for your case.

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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Jennifer Mouzis is a successful, experienced, and tenacious California defense lawyer. Jennifer Mouzis has handled thousands of criminal cases in Sacramento and the surrounding area.

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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March 17, 2021

Defendants in a criminal case often want to know exactly what they should and shouldn’t say to their defense attorney about the events that preceded the arrest before they walk into the courtroom.   Depending on

February 13, 2021

In California, along with many other states, jail or prison is not considered the first line of defense against criminal convictions. In fact, incarceration is often seen as a last resort by judges who wish

January 18, 2021

Prior to making an arrest, the officer who stopped you must have reasonable proof that you are too intoxicated to safely operate your vehicle.  To obtain this, a police officer will:  Evaluate How You’re Driving