Criminal Defense

Cases Handled

The following are the most common crimes charged in court and handled by Rief Legal. This list does NOT include all offenses. 

DRIVING OFFENSES

  • Vehicle Code § 2800.1. Evading a Police Officer

  • Vehicle Code § 2800.2. Evading a Police Officer

  • Vehicle Code § 4462.5. Displaying False or Stolen Registration Stickers

  • Vehicle Code § 12500. Driving Without a Valid License 

  • Vehicle Code § 14601.1. Driving on a Suspended License 

  • Vehicle Code § 14601.2. Driving on a Suspended License from a Prior DUI 

  • Vehicle Code § 16028. Driving Without Valid Insurance

  • Vehicle Code § 20001. Hit & Run Causing Injury

  • Vehicle Code § 20002. Hit & Run Property Damage Only 

  • Vehicle Code § 23103. Reckless Driving Wet Reckless vs Dry Reckless

  • Vehicle Code § 23109. Drag Racing / Speed Contest 

  • Vehicle Code § 23152. DUI (See "DUI" section below)

  • Vehicle Code § 23153. DUI with Injury (See "DUI" section below)

  • Vehicle Code § 23221. Driving With An Open Container

  • Vehicle Code § 23222(b). Driving With Marijuana

DRUG OFFENSES

  • Health & Safety Code § 11350. Possession of a Controlled Substance

  • Health & Safety Code § 11351. Possession For Sale of a Controlled Substance

  • Health & Safety Code § 11352. Sale or Transportation of a Controlled Substance

  • Health & Safety Code § 11357(b). Possession of Marijuana More Than 28.5 Grams

  • Health & Safety Code § 11358(c). Cultivation of More than Six Marijuana Plants

  • Health & Safety Code § 11359. Possession of Marijuana for Sale

  • Health & Safety Code § 11360. Sale or Transportation of Marijuana

  • Health & Safety Code § 11364. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

  • Health & Safety Code § 11375. Possession for Sale of a Designated Controlled Substance

  • Health & Safety Code § 11377. Possession of a Controlled Substance

  • Health & Safety Code § 11378. Possession of a Controlled Substance for Sale

  • Health & Safety Code § 11379. Sale or Transportation of a Controlled Substance

  • Health & Safety Code § 11550. Under the Influence of Controlled Substance 

 

DUI

  • Vehicle Code § 23152(a). DUI / Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol

  • Vehicle Code § 23152(b). DUI / Driving With a Blood Alcohol of .08% or More

  • Vehicle Code § 23152(e). DUID / Driving Under the Influence of a Drug

  • Vehicle Code § 23152(f). DUI / Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol & Drugs

  • Vehicle Code § 23153(a). DUI / Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol with Injury

  • Vehicle Code § 23153(b). DUI BAC .08% with Injury

  • Vehicle Code § 23153(e). DUI Drugs with Injury

  • Vehicle Code § 23153(f). DUI Alcohol & Drugs with Injury.

MISCELLANEOUS / OTHER

  • Bus. & Professions Code § 25662. Minor in Possession of Alcohol

  • Penal Code § 148(a). Resisting Obstructing or Delaying a Police Officer

  • Penal Code § 166(a). Violating a Court Order

  • Penal Code § 166(c). Violating a Restraining Order

  • Penal Code § 273a(b). Child Endangerment

  • Penal Code § 273.6. Violating a Restraining Order

  • Penal Code § 415(1). Disturbing the Peace by Fighting 

  • Penal Code § 415(2). Disturbing the Peace by Loud Noise

  • Penal Code § 415(3). Disturbing the Peace with Offensive Language

  • Penal Code § 647(f). Drunk in Public / Public Intoxication

SEX OFFENSES

  • Penal Code § 243.4. Sexual Battery

  • Penal Code § 261.5. Statutory Rape

  • Penal Code § 314(1). Indecent Exposure

  • Penal Code § 647(a). Lewd Conduct

  • Penal Code § 647(b). Prostitution

THEFT OR PROPERTY-RELATED OFFENSES

  • Penal Code § 459. Burglary

  • Penal Code § 459.2. Shoplifting 

  • Penal Code § 459.5. Shoplifting

  • Penal Code § 466. Possession of Burglary Tools

  • Penal Code § 484/488. Petty Theft

  • Penal Code § 485. Appropriation of Lost Property

  • Penal Code § 487. Grand Theft

  • Penal Code § 487(d). Grand Theft Auto

  • Penal Code § 496. Possession of Stolen Property

  • Penal Code § 503. Embezzlement

  • Penal Code § 594. Vandalism

  • Penal Code § 602. Trespass

  • Vehicle Code § 10851. Car Theft

VIOLENT OFFENSES INCLUDING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

  • Penal Code § 69. Resisting an Executive Officer

  • Penal Code § 148. Resisting Obstructing or Delaying a Police Officer 

  • Penal Code § 240. Simple Assault

  • Penal Code § 242. Simple Battery

  • Penal Code § 243(b). Battery on a Police Officer.

  • Penal Code § 243(e). Domestic Violence Battery No Injury 

  • Penal Code § 245. Assault with a Deadly Weapon

  • Penal Code §273.5. Domestic Violence Corporal Injury

  • Penal Code § 415. Disturbing the Peace by Fighting

  • Penal Code § 422. Criminal Threats

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