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A Visalia teen is found guilty for running over a father of 2

A Visalia teen, who'd allegedly struck and killed a 35-year-old Visalia man with her car this past Memorial Day weekend, has been found guilty of second degree murder for his death. The 18-year-old is now awaiting sentencing. She's facing anywhere between 25 years and a lifetime in jail.

New legislation is signed to benefit juvenile offenders

An ongoing discussion in the Visalia, California, (Tulare and Kings counties, Central California) area is how crimes committed by minors should be handled. Attorneys handling criminal defense cases that involve minors often address the contention that crimes committed by minors should be handled. Recently, California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that will ease punishment and fines for juvenile offenders.

3 Tulare residents are charged with attempting to murder a child

Tulare police arrested and charged three area residents with child torture and attempted homicide on Saturday, July 15. The three defendants were taken into police custody after a representative with Tulare Regional Medical Center reported that a 2-year-old boy was brought there unresponsive and with obvious signs of abuse.

Will the Trump administration make marijuana illegal again?

Now that California has finally legalized recreational use of marijuana, those who indulge and the ones who make their money from its revenues are warily eyeing how incoming President Trump will view the eight states where it's now legal to use.

Know when to invoke your right to remain silent

Any criminal charge is one that can have a negative impact on your life. Not only can this effect your personal relationships, but it can also hold you back from reaching your professional goals. We understand that you might not be ready to deal with these types of effects, so it is crucial that you learn about how invoking your rights might help your defense.

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