The Difference Between a DUI Felony and DUI Misdemeanor

By | April 18th, 2018|Criminal Defense, Criminal Law|

Driving under the influence of alcohol is never ok. It doesn’t matter if it is one drink or ten, putting yourself behind the wheel while intoxicated endangers your life and the lives of those around you. Not only that, if caught you will get in serious trouble with the law, resulting in a DUI infraction, [...]

How to Defend Yourself Against a Drug Trafficking Charge

By | April 3rd, 2018|Criminal Defense|

If you have been charged with drug trafficking, it is essential to have a good defense strategy. Drug trafficking is a serious charge, and without a plan in place you can find yourself behind bars for a long time. The Law Offices of Elliott Kanter are experts when it comes to providing defense against drug [...]

What Are the Penalties for Drug Possession?

By | March 16th, 2018|Criminal Defense|

Most people know that possession of an illegal drug will result in penalties. Quite simply, if you break the law, bad things will happen. However, confusion and ambiguity begins to creep in when it comes to the different kinds of penalties issued for different types of drug possession. The Law Offices of Elliott Kanter in [...]

How to Reduce Marijuana Charges in California

By | March 12th, 2018|Criminal Defense|

On January 1, 2018, California law was changed forever. On this day, recreational marijuana was legalized in the state, allowing for use and possession of the once illegal drug. For many, this represents a cultural victory for a movement that dates back several decades. For others, this means a fresh start or freedom from charges [...]

How to Defend Yourself Against Assault Charges

By | February 28th, 2018|Criminal Defense|

If you are charged with assault, your whole life can change in an instant. Suddenly, the perception of you and your character can be dramatically altered, painting you as someone you are not. In some cases, assault is justified in the eyes of the law as long as you can prove the circumstances necessitated physical [...]

Falsely Accused of Elder Abuse | What You Should Do

By | February 26th, 2018|Criminal Defense|

Looking after our elders, be they grandparents, great grandparents, or just a neighbor or friend, is a civil responsibility that has been passed down for generations, As they age it is essential to provide needed care and help, with the understanding that when we get older someone else will take up that duty. However, what [...]

What Are The Different Types of Drug Charges?

By | February 19th, 2018|Criminal Defense|

Anyone who has watched a couple episodes of a cop TV show or loves a good drug bust movie is familiar with some of the lingo used in drug charges. Paraphernalia, possession, drug trafficking; we have heard all of these terms uttered by our favorite grizzled veteran cop or begrudgingly loveable antihero. However, do you [...]

What You Should Do After You Get a DUI

By | December 28th, 2017|Criminal Defense|

It’s 5pm on Friday and you’re ready to unwind, so you head to a bar near your office for a burger and beers with co-workers. A couple of hours and a couple of drinks later, you get in the car to make the short drive home. That’s when you see the police lights flashing in [...]