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  • State vs. Federal Crimes
    State vs. Federal Crimes

    The Maher Law Group, APC: Your Fairfield Criminal Defense Attorney Most criminal prosecutions are undertaken at the state level, for violations of state law and carried out in state court. However, ...

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  • How Does Prop 64 Change California's Marijuana Laws?
    How Does Prop 64 Change California's Marijuana Laws?

    While the results of the November 8 th election have created considerable division among American voters to say the least, Californians have reason to celebrate due to the landslide passing of ...

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  • What Is the Difference Between Manslaughter & Murder?
    What Is the Difference Between Manslaughter & Murder?

    Many people have heard the terms, homicide, murder, and manslaughter, but may not know what differentiates one act from another. When an individual takes the life of another person it is legally known ...

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  • How To Handle a DUI Checkpoint
    How To Handle a DUI Checkpoint

    The Fairfield DUI attorneys at The Maher Law Group, APC would like to provide you with some advice and tips about DUI checkpoints, the law, and your rights. Make sure you know what you can and can’t ...

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  • California Felony Sentencing: What it Means to Be a
    California Felony Sentencing: What it Means to Be a "Striker"

    Since 1994, California has had a “ Three Strikes ” law regarding sentencing for repeat felony offenders. Under this law, individuals who are convicted of violent or otherwise serious felony crimes are ...

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  • St. Patrick's Day Weekend DUIs
    St. Patrick's Day Weekend DUIs

    St. Patrick’s Day is pretty famous the country over for being a night of drinking green-tinted alcohol with friends and family. But when it falls on a Thursday, as it did this year (2016), it can be ...

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