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California Couple Accused of Kidnapping Scheme

Posted by Vitaly Sigal | May 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Kidnapping. Murder. Money laundering. Extortion. These are just some of the charges a southern California couple could be facing after authorities claim they uncovered an elaborate scheme that crossed the border into Mexico. The two accused are now facing felony charges and could possibly face li...

Video Shows Police Officer Beating Suspect

Posted by Vitaly Sigal | May 06, 2020 | 0 Comments

At Sigal Law Group, we understand that times are stressful right now in Los Angeles as well as around the country. With the coronavirus lockdowns dragging on and now an early heat wave here in southern California, people are anxious about the current situation and getting antsy to return to a “no...

New "Normal" in Life with the Novel Coronavirus

Posted by Vitaly Sigal | Apr 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

We are nearing the one-month anniversary of the state of California being under a “stay at home” mandate, thanks to COVID-19 spreading across the country. For some of us, this past month may have felt more like a year in length, but most Californians have adapted pretty quickly to what a new “nor...

Stay-At-Home Mandate Has a Bright Side in Los Angeles

Posted by Vitaly Sigal | Apr 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you are starting to feel antsy from being cooped up at home with your family during the coronavirus pandemic, there is one silver lining to think about: the crime rate in Los Angeles County dropped 23 percent in March compared to a year ago. Los Angeles Police Department Chief Michel Moore re...

Here For You During Coronavirus Crisis

Posted by Vitaly Sigal | Mar 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

We are currently living in unique times. The spread of COVID-19 throughout the United States is quickly changing everyday life. On Thursday, March 19, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom issued a “shelter in place” mandate, closing all nonessential businesses and facilities in the entire state of Califor...

Technology Helps Identify Records to Be Expunged

Posted by Vitaly Sigal | Mar 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Unfortunately in this country, marijuana convictions disproportionately affect people of color, and those who have been convicted of misdemeanor possession of marijuana have potentially had to deal with being discriminated against when it comes to applying for jobs, housing, and government assist...

Man from "Affluenza DUI" Case Arrested Again

Posted by Vitaly Sigal | Jan 06, 2020 | 0 Comments

Ethan Couch, the young man who was convicted and sentenced to probation after killing four people and injuring two others in a June 2013 DUI accident near Fort Worth, Texas, was arrested January 2, 2020, for violating the terms of his probation. This may be the second time Couch has possibly viol...

Missing Evidence in Orange County Sparks Scandal

Posted by Vitaly Sigal | Dec 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Up to 9,000 pieces of evidence may be missing in Orange County, according to Assistant Public Defender Scott Sanders. The missing evidence includes photos, videos, cash, and drugs that could be crucial in determining an accused person's guilt or innocence, and the Orange County public defenders o...

Revenge Porn in California: Was This It?

Posted by Vitaly Sigal | Nov 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

It was a stunning rise and fall. In November 2018, Katie Hill was elected to be a U.S. Representative of California's 25th congressional district. She was one of twenty millennials to be elected to Congress in the midterm election. Hill, who is openly bisexual, was considered to be a rising star ...

Show Me the Charges

Posted by Vitaly Sigal | Nov 05, 2019 | 0 Comments

In June 2019, Cuba Gooding, Jr. was at the Magic Hour Rooftop Bar and Lounge in New York City where he encountered a woman who claimed he grabbed her breast without her consent. The woman filed a criminal charge and Gooding turned himself in to the police but was later released on his own recogni...

Fake Nike Shoes Seized at Los Angeles Seaports

Posted by Vitaly Sigal | Oct 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Fashionable footwear has always been popular, but in the last few years, fashion sneakers have really become the rage, but most people can't afford to spend hundreds or even thousands on a pair of Nike or Addidas sneakers. This has led to a booming fake sneaker industry, and just this month a rem...

Drummer Scams Charity Out of Money

Posted by Vitaly Sigal | Oct 03, 2019 | 0 Comments

A man who claims on his website to be the great-nephew of the late Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe is in his own case of “Say it ain't so, Joe,” as he has pleaded guilty to wire fraud and embezzling $750,000 from a Bulgarian-based charity. Robin DiMaggio is a drummer and percussionist who has be...

Four Million Dollar Bail Set for Ed Buck

Posted by Vitaly Sigal | Sep 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ed Buck, who has been a high-dollar donor to Democrats for years, is now facing his own high-dollar bail of four million dollars. Buck is accused of three California state charges—running a drug house, battery causing serious injury, administering methamphetamine, and distributing methamphetamine...

Sigal Law Group Blog | Sigal Law Group

Posted by Vitaly Sigal | Jun 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Various Forms of Identity Theft With the advent of electronic technology, identity theft has become a very common crime and as such, more and more law enforcement agencies are now taking active steps to prosecute people for various crimes involving identity theft. Often, these cases may be compli...

Local Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

Posted by Vitaly Sigal | Jun 09, 2017 | 0 Comments

      Tweet 5 Things To Look For Before Hiring A Local Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer The Los Angeles area is a vast metropolis with availability of virtually every service imaginable. This is definitely the case when it comes...

Los Angeles Felony Lawyer

Posted by Vitaly Sigal | Jun 02, 2017 | 0 Comments

      Tweet What Happens When Someone is Arrested for a Felony There are two types levels of crime that may be charged in a criminal case: misdemeanor and felony. In this blog, I will discuss what happens when someone is facing fel...

Domestic Violence Lawyer Los Angeles

Posted by Vitaly Sigal | May 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

      Tweet 5 Things To Know About Domestic Violence Before You Go To Court One of the most common cases that a criminal lawyer sees involves domestic violence. These can vary in severity from misdemeanor to felony, depending the n...

Criminal Threats-Penal Code 422 PC

Posted by Vitaly Sigal | May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

      Tweet What Constitutes Criminal Threats in California As a criminal defense attorney, I often defend clients who are facing charges for criminal threats. Formerly knowns as terrorist threats, Penal Code 422 criminal threats d...

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