What is the Difference Between Appeals and Writs? Appeals: An appeal may be a proper remedy when: A Judge makes a bad ruling; Prosecutors act unethically; Defense counsel fails to act with competence; or The jury returns a wrong verdict. An appeal is not proper when the appeal attempts to: Introduce new evidence; Retry […]
Child Protective Services
JUVENILE DEPENDENCY IN A NUTSHELL Juvenile dependency is an area of law that was intended to protect children who may have been abused or neglected by their parents or guardians. The legal process is typically triggered after a referral is made to Child Protective Services (DCFS, DSS/CWS, CPS) stating that a child has been abused or neglected. The […]
Ex Fresno police officer wins appeal in molestation case | The Fresno Bee
A former Fresno police officer who was sent to prison for a crime he said he didn’t commit is about to be a free man. Click Here to See Full Story
MORAN LAW FIRM FIGHTS TO ENSURE POST CONVICTION JUSTICE PREVAILS!!
a. The Darkness On December 13, 2017, Our (soon to be) Client, was convicted in the Fresno County Superior Court of having violated California Penal Code Section 288.5—Continuous Sexual Abuse. Our Client was sentenced, (on May 17, 2018), to a term of six years within the State Prison. Our Client’s first eligible Parole Hearing date […]
What Is The Difference Between Divorce Division of Property In Equitable Distribution States Versus Community Property States?
I. INTRODUCTION A. Community Property There are nine community property states: Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin. Alaska is an opt-in community property state that gives both parties the option to make their property community property. In a community property state, all marital property is split 50/50 in divorce. B. […]
Why Moran Law Firm Is Excited About Being Selected for Oral Argument Before the Ninth Circuit!
Moran Law Firm’s Selection For Oral Argument: Moran Law Firm represents an individual whose case was selected for Oral Argument on August 14, 2020. This is an amazing opportunity because this individual has a factually strong innocence claim. Should the Court determine to publish a ruling on this matter, this case has the potential to […]
Amanda Moran Provides Insight on Undocumented Immigrants, Jail, and Deportation
For some undocumented immigrants with pending cases, jail is the only option to prevent deportation. Jose Manuel Maldonado, who was recently released from Fresno County Jail, is one one of them. Click Here To See The Full Story
Amanda Moran Discusses Benefits Of Joining a Mock Trial Team
Fresno State Mock Trial team competes in regional tournament Click Here to See Full Story