What Are the Most Common Criminal Defense Cases in Orange County, CA?
When it comes to crime in Orange County, California, there are a host of charges filed each year that can range from petty crimes to violent felonies. Over the course of a year, the Law Offices of Christopher J. McCann, APC, defend a variety of different criminal cases and can lend our defense expertise to…Read More
California’s Misdemeanor Crime of Revenge Porn
California led the nation in 2013 when it created the misdemeanor crime of revenge porn. Under Penal Code § 647(j)(4), posting sexually explicit images or videos of someone online, without consent, which causes the victim to suffer serious emotional distress is a misdemeanor. Another way of describing it would be “non-consensual pornography.” PC § 647(j)(4)…Read More
New Laws Recently Enacted
SB 823 | Juvenile justice realignment Senate Bill 823 closes the California Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), the state system that currently houses and treats youth who have committed the most serious crimes. It has been replaced by a new county-based system named the Office of Youth and Community Restoration (OYCR) in the California Health and Human…Read More