Criminal Defense Blog

Maas Law Offices Opening a New Office in Napa

We are extremely excited to announce that Maas Law Offices is opening a brand new office location on May 1, 2017, at 845 Jefferson Street, Napa, CA 94559. With our original office still working hard ...
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Penalties for a 4th DUI in California

California cracks down pretty harshly on anyone who has been convicted for driving under the influence ( DUI ). Even just a first-time DUI conviction can slam you with more than a thousand dollars in ...
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Attorney Barrett Secures Acquittal for Client Accused of Kidnapping

Attorney Stacy Barrett of Maas Law Offices recently secured a monumental not-guilty verdict on behalf of Anna Nepomuceno, a Filipina mother charged with abducting and kidnapping her own daughter in ...
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Maas Law Offices Welcomes Attorney Stacy Barrett

Here at Maas Law Offices, we are always looking for new ways to bring powerful, comprehensive, and honest representation to our clients in the Bay Area. With that in mind, we are excited to announce ...
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Have Past DUIs? Here's How to Ensure 2016 is "DUI Free"

If you have a prior arrest for driving under the influence (DUI) in California, we encourage you to take steps to avoid being charged with any subsequent offenses. In California, second and third ...
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Thomas Maas Defends Client Charged with Felony Assault

The legal team at Maas Law Offices is pleased to announce that Lead Attorney Thomas Maas was recently successful in defending his client against a felony assault conviction in Fairfield, CA. The ...
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How to Protect Your Rights During a DUI Stop in California

If you have ever been pulled over for suspected drunk driving, you may have realized just how frightening of an experience it can be. Fortunately, there are steps that you can take to protect yourself ...
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Can I Refuse To Take a Breathalyzer Test in California?

If you maintain a valid driver's license in California, you are required to abide by the state's implied consent law—which states that you cannot legally refuse to comply with chemical ...
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Penalties for Violating a Restraining Order in California

If you have been accused of stalking, harassing or assaulting another person, they may take measures to file a restraining order against you—which is also known as a protective order or order ...
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How Do I Restore My Driver's License After a DUI Arrest?

Once you have been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in California, the police would have the right to confiscate your driver's license. They will generally issue a temporary driving ...
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Suspect Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting in Police Chase

For the second time in the last few weeks, Vacaville witnessed a police pursuit that concluded with shots fired and a suspect dead. While investigations are still being conducted as to the ...
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Innocent? You Need an Aggressive Criminal Attorney

Anyone who has ever been accused or arrested in a serious criminal case knows that the best defense against criminal charges is a skilled, aggressive criminal lawyer presenting the defense case. The ...
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Unlawful Search and Seizure in California

Not all searches conducted by law enforcement officials are done in a lawful manner. Warrantless seizures and seizures are all presumed to be unlawful, except for carefully limited circumstances ...
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What is the Difference Between Murder & Manslaughter?

Although people generally refer to the act of killing another person as murder, it is important to understand that this is only one form of homicide. Homicide is a blanket term that encompasses all ...
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Child Abuse Charges - Extreme Legal Danger

Child abuse is one of the most serious offenses to be charged with. Unfortunately, many arrests for suspected child abuse come about from false or exaggerated accusations. For example, a disgruntled ...
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Have You Been Arrested for DUI in Solano County?

If you or a loved one has been arrested for DUI in Solano County or in a surrounding area, you can expect everyone from the arresting officer, to the court, to the judge and prosecuting attorney, to ...
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Learn A Little More about the Maas Law Offices

If you have recently been charged with a crime, you are probably terrified. Being charged with any sort of offense is an unsettling situation, and you may be devastated that you are in this situation ...
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Welcome to our Criminal Defense Blog

We are pleased to announce the launch of our Criminal Defense Blog.
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