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What Is Post Conviction Relief?

What Is Post Conviction Relief?

Growing up in The Inland Empire, Jonathan Mendoza has seen countless criminal cases where either the power of the law was misused and misdirected, breaking families apart after a conviction. Or, he’s also witnessed situations where the defendant actually admitted...

SB-180 – prior drug conviction – sentence enhancement

SB-180 – prior drug conviction – sentence enhancement

The California Senate took a step in addressing what numerous described as an expensive failed policy that worsened racial disparities in sentencing by passing SB-180. The law allows greater funding for programs and services that improve public security, including...

Immigration Related Articles

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Helpful Tips For Dealing With a DUI Charge

Helpful Tips For Dealing With a DUI Charge

Going out for a few drinks with friends is a great way to blow off steam. Once you are finished with these drinks, the last thing you need to do is jump behind the wheel of a car. Most people understand the dangers of driving under the influence, yet many people still...

What is a U Visa and Who Is It For?

What is a U Visa and Who Is It For?

One of the most rewarding things about practicing in both areas of law (criminal and immigration) is being able to help those who were at one point unable to help themselves. Jonathan Mendoza and the rest of our Empire Law, Inc. legal team do everything in our power...

​Synopsis of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals

​Synopsis of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals

In the midst of immigration reform and bills going haywire, the immigrant youth can breathe a little more relaxed with the implementation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Under this executive action by former President Barack Obama, young people...

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