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California Student Expulsion Defense Attorney

We represent students in California School District Student Expulsion Hearings

California School District High School Student Expulsion Defense Attorney

California School District High School Student Expulsion Defense Lawyer

There are thousands of California High School Districts in Southern California. While many students face disciplinary action, few face Expulsion. Students involved in a California School District Expulsion proceeding face a complex, procedural and time consuming process. The consequences of a California School District Student Expulsion proceeding are profound. Students facing a California School District High School Expulsion disciplinary process should seek legal representation from an experienced California School District Expulsion Defense Attorney.

The following offenses are common reasons for California School District High School Student Expulsion:

  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Bullying
  • Criminal Threats
  • Cyber Bullying
  • Cyber Sexual Bullying
  • Disruptive Behavior
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Extortion
  • Fighting
  • Harassment
  • Hate Crimes
  • Hazing
  • Gang Activity
  • Gang Clothing
  • Gang Paraphernalia
  • Intimidation
  • Obscene Behavior
  • Possession of Alcohol
  • Possession of Ammunition
  • Possession of Explosives
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Possession of Prescription Pills
  • Possession of Tobacco
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Knife
  • Public Intoxication
  • Robbery
  • Sale of Alcohol
  • Sale of Marijuana
  • Sale of Prescription Pills
  • Sale of Tobacco
  • Sale of a Controlled Substance
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Stalking
  • Terrorist Threats
  • Theft of School Property
  • Trespass
  • Truancy
  • Use of a Weapon
  • Vandalism to School Property

California School District High School Expulsion Appeal Lawyer

The California School District Expulsion process varies across each School District. However, Expulsion proceedings commonly begin with some type of informal conference between the school Principal and the accused student. The school generally provides a written notice of suspension to the parent or guardian of the student. The school Principal generally holds an informal conference with the student and the student’s parent or legal guardian. If the school desires to proceed with Expulsion, the parent or legal guardian generally will be notified by mail. In cases involving criminal conduct, the California School District may refer the case to the District Attorney’s Office for criminal prosecution. The California School District Administrative Law Hearing process differs substantially from other areas of law. It is important to have an attorney that understands the California School District Administrative Law Hearing process. Students facing a California School District High School Expulsion disciplinary process should seek legal representation from a California School Expulsion Defense Attorney.

California School District Student Expulsion Hearing Defense Attorney

Each California School District conducts Expulsion Hearings in accordance with the School District’s own policies and procedures. Some larger School Districts have an Expulsion Review Committee, while smaller School Districts conduct student Expulsion Hearings before the School Board. As explained earlier, Administrative Law Due Process Rights differ substantially from the rights conferred on the accused in Criminal Court. The student has the right to be represented by an attorney, question adverse witnesses and present favorable evidence and witnesses. The committee presiding over the Expulsion Hearing will make factual findings and issue a decision. Sometimes the Expulsion Hearing decision is final, and in other cases, must be reviewed by a higher authority. Expulsion Hearing decisions include the following: Not Recommend Expulsion (NRE), recommend Expulsion, or recommend an Expulsion With Suspended Enforcement. It is recommended that a student seek representation from a California School Student Expulsion Hearing Defense Lawyer.

California School District High School Board of Education Expulsion Appeal Attorney

Each respective California School District’s Board of Education must rule on a student Expulsion. Each respective California School District’s Board of Education must hold a public Hearing on the Student Expulsion. The student and student’s parent or legal guardian can address the respective California School District’s Board of Education. The California School District’s Board of Education will mail a final ruling to the parent or legal guardian. Within 30 days of the Board of Education’s decision to expel a student, the student or parent/legal guardian has the right to file an Appeal to the local County Board of Education. Students facing a California School District Student Expulsion should obtain effective representation from a California School Expulsion Appeal Lawyer.

California School District Student Expulsion and Juvenile Criminal Investigations 

Most California high schools maintain a police presence at the school. Most California high schools work closely with the County District Attorney’s Office to prosecute students who commit criminal offenses. Many of the offenses listed above can constitute criminal conduct. California high school students facing criminal investigations require an experienced California Student Expulsion Defense Attorney for representation in California School District High School Student Expulsion proceedings.

California School District Expulsion Lawyer

Our firm represents students facing California School District Expulsion in the following California School Districts:

Los Angeles County

  • ABC Unified School District
  • Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District
  • Alhambra Unified School District
  • Antelope Valley Union High School District
  • Arcadia Unified School District
  • Azusa Unified School District
  • Baldwin Park Unified School District
  • Bassett Unified School District
  • Bellflower Unified School District
  • Beverly Hills Unified School District
  • Bonita Unified School District
  • Burbank Unified School District
  • Castaic Union School District
  • Centinela Valley Union High School District
  • Charter Oak Unified School District
  • Claremont Unified School District
  • Compton Unified School District
  • Covina-Valley Unified School District
  • Culver City Unified School District
  • Downey Unified School District
  • Duarte Unified School District
  • East Whittier City School District
  • Eastside Union School District
  • El Monte City School District
  • El Monte Union High School District
  • El Rancho Unified School District
  • El Segundo Unified School District
  • Garvey School District
  • Glendale Unified School District
  • Glendora Unified School District
  • Gorman Joint School District
  • Hacienda La Puente Unified School District
  • Hawthorne School District
  • Hermosa Beach City School District
  • Inglewood Unified School District
  • Keppel Union School District
  • La Cañada Unified School District
  • Lancaster School District
  • Las Virgenes Unified School District
  • Lennox School District
  • Little Lake City School District
  • Long Beach Unified School District
  • Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Los Nietos School District
  • Lowell Joint School District
  • Lynwood Unified School District
  • Manhattan Beach Unified School District
  • Monrovia Unified School District
  • Montebello Unified School District
  • Mountain View School District
  • Newhall School District
  • Norwalk La Mirada Unified School District
  • Palmdale School District
  • Palos Verdes Area Unified School District
  • Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District
  • Paramount Unified School District
  • Pasadena Unified School District
  • Pomona Unified School District
  • Redondo Beach Unified School District
  • Rosemead School District
  • Rowland Unified School District
  • San Gabriel Unified School District
  • San Marino Unified School District
  • Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
  • Saugus Union School District
  • South Pasadena Unified School District
  • South Whittier School District
  • Sulphur Springs School District
  • Temple City Unified School District
  • Torrance Unified School District
  • Walnut Valley Unified School District
  • West Covina Unified School District
  • Westside Union School District
  • Whittier City School District
  • Whittier Union High School District
  • William S. Hart Union High School District
  • Wiseburn School District
  • Ventura County
  • Conejo Valley Unified School District
  • Fillmore Unified School District
  • Mesa Union School District
  • Moorpark Unified School District
  • Mupu School District
  • Oak Park Unified School District
  • Ojai Unified School District
  • Oxnard Union High School District
  • Pleasant Valley School District
  • Santa Paula Union High School District
  • Simi Valley Unified School District
  • Somis Union School District
  • Ventura Unified School District

Orange County

  • Anaheim Union High School District
  • Brea Olinda Unified School District
  • Capistrano Unified School District
  • Fullerton Joint Union High School District
  • Garden Grove Unified School District
  • Huntington Beach Union High School District
  • Irvine Unified School District
  • Laguna Beach Unified School District
  • Los Alamitos Unified School District
  • Newport-Mesa Unified School District
  • Orange Unified School District
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District
  • Saddleback Valley Unified School District
  • Santa Ana Unified School District
  • Tustin Unified School District