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    • The Long-Term Effects Of Child Abuse

      Every child needs a safe environment, and child abuse can leave lasting damage on victims. Child abuse takes many forms, and all types of child abuse have the potential to permanently damage victims. ...

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    • HOW DOES CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES WORK?

      Child Protective Services (CPS) is a federal agency responsible for investigating claims of child abuse, neglect, or endangerment. When CPS is called or receives a tipoff, they’ll decide whether or ...

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    • COMMON REASONS FOR CHILD ABUSE ALLEGATIONS

      Child abuse in any form is a horrendous crime and because of that, even if the claimant doesn’t have a watertight case, a jury is far more likely to rule against a possible abuser than in support of ...

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    • Top Tips for Finding a Lawyer

      The only thing that may be more stressful than being charged with a crime and facing legal consequences is finding a lawyer to fight your case. The right lawyer may mean the difference between jail ...

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    • George Gedulin on the Insanity Defense

      When Titus Colbert was removed from court during his arraignment on November 13, it came after numerous outbursts in court. Colbert, who was charged with three counts of attempted murder after ...

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    • Q&A on San Diego Police Body Cameras with George Gedulin

      The introduction of Police worn body cameras in San Diego has proven to reduce complaints against Police, yet many residents don’t know where they stand in terms of their rights under the law. Here is ...

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    • Domestic Disputes & Police Body Cameras-Can You Be Recorded in Your Home?

      The relationship between citizens and police officers is one of the most contentious issues of 2016. What are the boundaries of the law? How can we ensure people’s safety without compromising the work ...

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    • The Differences Between Family and Criminal Court in a Domestic Violence Case

      Domestic violence is a complex area of law. It involves family and criminal courts, although the two are separate fields from each other. Domestic violence is where family and criminal laws overlap, ...

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    • Domestic Violence Doesn’t Just Happen to Women

      One perpetuating myth about domestic violence is that women are the only victims. This common misconception is damaging in a variety of ways. It can discourage male victims of domestic abuse from ...

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  • DUI
    • DUI and Child Endangerment Charges in California

      DUI, or driving under the influence, is a serious offense that not only puts the intoxicated driver’s life at risk, but also the lives of his or her passengers and everyone else on the road. Drunk ...

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    • 4th of July DUI Checkpoint Alert for San Diego

      Anyone driving this weekend in San Diego should be on alert for law enforcement looking to make DUI arrests. Fourth of July celebrations means more drinking, more driving and usually more DUI arrests. ...

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    • San Diego DUI Checkpoint Alert, May 27, 2016 Don’t Get Trapped

      The San Diego Police Department has issued one of their frequent press releases regarding a DUI checkpoint. This Memorial Day Weekend checkpoint is like many holiday checkpoints aimed at catching ...

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    • How to Expunge a Criminal Record

      A successful petition for expungement permits the petitioner to be released from all penalties and disabilities resulting from the offense of which he or she has been convicted, except as provided in ...

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    • What Is Criminal Welfare Fraud?

      In California millions of people receive some form of government assistance. This can range from cash aid, food stamps called Cal-Fresh and also housing assistance. No matter what the public ...

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    • What Is Check Fraud?

      Even though check writing is becoming a lost art with the rise of technology and money sharing services such as PayPal, Venmo, and Google Wallet, check fraud is still a very real offense. Also called ...

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    • George Gedulin Successfully Settles Federal Tax Fraud & Conspiracy Case

      FEDERAL TAX FRAUD DEFENSE Federal criminal allegations which include Conspiracy, 18 U.S.C. § 371, are among the most serious in the federal courts. Conspiracy to commit an act like mail fraud, wire ...

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    • George Gedulin's Overview of Identity Theft Crimes

      IDENTITY THEFT: CALIFORNIA PENAL CODE (PC) SECTIONS 528-539, CA PC 530.5 Because of widespread technological advances, identity theft has become much more prevalent and is among the fastest growing ...

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    • What Is a Juvenile Detention Hearing?

      JUVENILE DETENTION The District Attorney can file the petition filed against a child in juvenile proceedings once they have received an affidavit from probation detailing the incident and recommending ...

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    • Can I Give My Child Medical Marijuana?

      The use of Medical Marijuana for children is an issue that is only starting to make its way to the Court system. I speak with many parents who’s children have a variety of medical conditions for which ...

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    • What Proof Is Needed for a Restraining Order?

      Many people who are seeking or defending a restraining order have no idea what evidence is needed to have an order granted. A Judge who is deciding on a restraining order case has different standards ...

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    • The Basics of a Restraining Order

      If you’re thinking about getting a restraining order against someone ,the last thing you probably want to worry about is the actual process of doing it. Legal processes are notoriously confusing, but ...

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    • Surprising Things That Could Make You a Sex Offender

      There are few crimes more reprehensible than sexual violence against children. Sex offender lists exist to make those who perpetrate such crimes visible to the public – parents have the right to know ...

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    • Does Prior Sexual Conduct Affect a Rape Case?

      The unfortunate reality of many rape cases is they often boil down to one person’s word against another. Verdicts are dependent on the believability and consistency of the accuser’s story. When faced ...

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    • Overview of California Consent Laws

      Consent plays a very large role in the way we understand sexual relationships today. In the wake of several high-profile sex crime cases on college campuses, many states have started looking at the ...

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    • What Is Petty Theft?

      Winona Rider caught shoplifting on surveillance camera in 2002. As a San Diego theft lawyer , petty theft is one of the most common charges I see filed in court. The offense is a basic one according ...

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