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Public officials of various kinds are entrusted with acting in the best interests of the public they serve. Since federal and public officials live most of their lives within the view of the public eye, accusations of or charges of federal corruption can do extensive damage to their reputation. Since public officials must often make…

At The Law Offices of John D. Kirby, we have a team of experienced attorneys that have the necessary skills and resources to help any type of client. We have built relationships with the opposing counsel in order to get our clients the best results. When it comes to criminal appeals, we have the resources…

If you or a loved one have been accused of child pornography, you will need experienced legal counsel by your side. Being convicted of a crime like this can lead to serious jail sentences and large fines. Even if California doesn’t have a mandatory minimum sentence, federal sentencing guidelines can be harsh. When you even…

When it comes to criminal law, a cartel is an organization of people who are usually involved in one or more types of illegal activity. Due to the complexities and the ranks involved in this type of crime organization, prosecution of the guilty parties may be a difficult matter. One of the leaders of the…

In California, there are two broad drug crime categories: simple possession and possession with the intent to sell. Both possession and possession with intent to sell of illegal drugs such as heroin, cocaine, and prescription drugs not obtained with a proper prescription are against the law. The norms around sentencing for drug crimes in California…

When you’re going to court after having been charged with a crime, it is very rare that your fate is set in stone. From helping you get plea deals to reduce your sentences as much as possible, a qualified defense lawyer is somebody who will be at your side throughout the duration of your hearing. …

If you or somebody you know has been charged with a felony, there are a few crucial things that you should not say to law enforcement. It is important to remember that your lawyer’s role is to help you out if you are suspected of trouble with the law and that the prosecution can file…

Mortgage fraud is a type of white collar crime that targets mortgage lenders and other financial institutions. Despite improvements in technology designed to combat the traditional methods of mortgage fraud, fraudsters learn quickly and are coming up with new ways to get around the improvements that the mortgage industry makes. Mortgage fraud is defined by…