Monthly Archives: March 2022

Understanding the Difference Between Infractions, Misdemeanors, and Felonies

Understanding the Difference Between Infractions, Misdemeanors, and Felonies

The justice system labels crimes as infractions, misdemeanors, and felonies. While these different categories of legal offenses have been around for a long time, very few people who aren’t directly connected to law enforcement or criminal lawfully understand how each type of crime is different.’ Infractions People who are guilty of an infraction have technically […]

California’s Child Neglect Laws

California’s Child Neglect Laws

California’s lawmakers don’t have any patience for parents (or others) who neglect children. The topic of child neglect in California is addressed in Penal Code 270 PC. The defines child neglect as a parent’s (or guardian’s) failure to provide the child with the basic necessities the child needs in order to live a reasonable quality […]

Felonies and the Rights of Californians to Own Firearms

Felonies and the Rights of Californians to Own Firearms

Theoretically, you have the right to bear arms in California. Where things get sticky is that the state has lots of laws that prohibit people from owning a gun. One group that isn’t allowed to purchase or even own a gun in California is felons. The general rule of thumb in California is that anyone […]

What Happens if a Party Your Hosting Gets to Loud

What Happens if a Party Your Hosting Gets to Loud

Everyone loves a good party, but sometimes a party can get out of hand. One of the biggest problems with parties is that they often get steadily louder as the party progresses. The issue is that the people who are attending the event rarely notice that the volume on the music keeps getting bumped up […]

Writing Bad Checks in California

Writing Bad Checks in California

Most of us have found ourselves struggling to deal with a bounced check. When you’re on the receiving end of a bounced check, the situation is frustrating. We rant and rave about how the person is irresponsible and how they need to manage their finances. When you’re the person who wrote the bad check, you […]

Aiding a Suicide in California

Aiding a Suicide in California

Assisted suicide has been a strongly debated topic in California and other parts of the world for several years. California legalized assisted suicide with the End of Life Option Act took effect on June 9, 2016. While the law allows patients who are suffering from terminal illnesses to legally end their life rather than suffer, […]