Smilove & Rosenblum

Street Crimes

Assault. If you intentionally injure someone else, the District Attorney may charge you with assault. Nevertheless, we can often successfully argue self-defense as a legitimate cause for your actions. Assault charges range from misdemeanors to violent felonies, depending on whether weapons were involved and how serious were the injuries. Gang Assault. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t… Continue reading Street Crimes

Narcotics Cases

Whether you’ve been charged with being the kingpin in a drug ring, or are being accused of simple possession, we can launch a vigorous defense in your favor. Our team has been responsible for impressive victories at both federal and state levels. For example, one of our clients faced 40 years in prison — and… Continue reading Narcotics Cases

Vehicular Crimes and Seizures

Out on the road, anything can happen. Maybe a cop flags you down for a breathalyzer test — and you fail. Maybe you have hit another car or a person — and without thinking, you drive away from the scene. You are now accused of criminal conduct — and your car, license, hard-earned savings, and… Continue reading Vehicular Crimes and Seizures

Sex and Internet Crimes

Accused sex offenders are in a particular bind. Even more so than other criminal defendants, they face societal judgment and ostracism. Amidst these extreme stakes, it’s important to hire us quickly so that we can minimize these issues. Once you’ve hired us, you’re in a better position to deal with any ongoing investigation, negotiate with… Continue reading Sex and Internet Crimes

DMV Violations

The fines on old traffic tickets can add up to thousands of dollars in some situations. Our attorneys may be able to work with the hearing officer to get your fines reduced, to combine multiple violations into a single offense, or to work out payment plans that can avoid collections and garnishment — all while… Continue reading DMV Violations

DUI Violations

At the DMV Hearing, the hearing officer will consider the following questions in determining whether suspension of your license is valid: Did the officer have reasonable cause to believe you were driving a motor vehicle in violation of the California Vehicle Code, sections 23140, 23152 or 23153? Were you placed under lawful arrest? Were you… Continue reading DUI Violations

Medical Malpractice

It is not unusual for accidents to occur when undergoing medical treatment. However, when an injury results from medical treatment that deviates from accepted standards of practice, a medical malpractice lawsuit may be the only way for the patient to recover damages. If you have suffered serious injury at the hands of negligent doctors, hospitals… Continue reading Medical Malpractice

Wrongful Death

Nothing hurts more than losing a loved one. Unfortunately, many wrongful deaths occur as a result of negligence. If you’ve lost someone due to negligence, you may be able to recover damages through a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death action arises when a person is killed as the result of negligence, product liability, or… Continue reading Wrongful Death

Slip and Fall Accidents

All property owners, residential and commercial, have the duty to ensure safe environments for all visitors. If you have been harmed by a hazardous condition on another’s sidewalk, personal residence, restaurant, mall, hotel, office building school, park, theater, museum or other property, you may be eligible to file a premises liability claim and receive compensation… Continue reading Slip and Fall Accidents

Pedestrian Accidents

According to the National Highway Safety Administration, in 2011 there were 4,432 deaths to pedestrians in the United States. There were 69,000 pedestrians injured in 2011, and the numbers of injuries and deaths seem to be slightly on the rise. If you are involved in an accident with a car, and you are a pedestrian,… Continue reading Pedestrian Accidents