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California Drug Possession Charges: The Basics

Facing drug possession charges can be a terrifying and overwhelming experience. If you find yourself in this difficult situation, it is important to understand the laws surrounding the possession of drugs in California and the potential penalties you may face.  Below, we explore the key aspects of drug possession charges and provide valuable information to…

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Self-Defense Laws in California
Law Offices of William W. Bruzzo

Have you ever wondered about the self-defense laws in California? When can you legally defend yourself or others against an attacker?  Understanding these laws is crucial to protecting yourself and ensuring your actions are within the boundaries of the law. In this blog post, we will explore the self-defense laws in California and provide you…

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Understanding the Nuances: Civil Harassment Restraining Orders vs. Restraining and Protective Orders 
Law Offices of William W. Bruzzo

In the realm of legal protection, restraining orders play a crucial role in safeguarding individuals from harm, harassment, or potential threats. In Orange County, our California criminal defense lawyer at Bruzzo Law works with our clients seeking such protection and may encounter two distinct types of orders: Civil Harassment Restraining Orders (CHRO) and Restraining and…

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Understanding Your Rights During an Arrest

Being arrested can be a highly stressful and overwhelming experience. In such a situation, it is crucial to understand your rights and know how to protect them. The Law Offices of William W. Bruzzo is here to guide you through this process. Our experience in criminal defense law can help ensure that your rights are…

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The Criminal Legal Maze: How Defense Attorneys Can Prevent Your Case from Going to Court

In the legal system, facing arrest, charges, and a court date can be an intimidating experience. However, the path from arrest to courtroom proceedings is not always set in stone. A skilled California criminal defense attorney, such as William W. Bruzzo at Bruzzo Law, has the expertise to potentially prevent your case from ever reaching…

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What is a Diversion Program?

Facing criminal charges can be a daunting experience, especially if you are unfamiliar with the legal process. The consequences of a conviction can have long-lasting effects on your personal and professional life. That’s why it’s crucial to explore all available options to minimize the impact of criminal charges. One such option is a diversion program.…

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