Category Archives: Government

When Law Enforcement Shows Up at Your Office with a Search Warrant

When law enforcement shows up at your office with a search warrant, it is an extremely serious matter. They have already reached the point where they believe there is criminal…

Read More
Financial Regulatory Agencies in California

California is a heavily regulated state. There are over 200 agencies regulating everything from job licensure requirements and clean air standards to recycling requirements and political practices. A significant amount…

Read More
Pretrial Detention in Federal Criminal Cases

After a criminal arrest, the court must decide whether the defendant should be held in jail until the charges are resolved, which is generally referred to as being “detained,” or…

Read More
Common Errors in Internal Investigations

Businesses often find themselves facing a situation calling for an internal investigation of misconduct, fraud, or other wrongdoing.  The problems requiring an investigation vary broadly in subject matter and severity. …

Read More
Switching Counsel: Should You Hire a Trial Attorney?

The decision to change or add counsel when you approach trial can be difficult.  In considering it, you may ask yourself a number of questions, but they can be boiled…

Read More
How to Respond When a Federal Agent Wants to Question You

If you are contacted by federal law enforcement agents for an interview or to provide a voluntary statement, it is not unusual to react with anxiety. What could they possibly…

Read More
Responding to a Third-Party Subpoena

A subpoena is a demand to produce documents or to testify in connection with a legal proceeding.  In civil cases where a plaintiff is suing one or more defendants and…

Read More
What Do I Do if I Get a Government Subpoena?

WHAT STEPS DO I TAKE IF I GET A SUBPOENA FROM A GOVERNMENT AGENCY? You were just served with a subpoena from a government agency. If your first response was worry…

Read More


contact us today