Is It Illegal to Loiter in California?

is it illegal to loiter in California

is it illegal to loiter in California

As an adult, people have the freedom to go wherever they want whenever they want. However, it can be easy to forget that people aren’t allowed in every space, even if they want to be there. This is definitely the case for private property, where people need to get permission from the property owner to be on the premises.

What many people do not realize, is that many public places are considered private property. A perfect example of this would be a grocery store. The store owner either owns the building, or rents it from someone. Either way, they have the right to choose who can enter their building because even though it is a public area, it is privately owned.

As with most people, many property owners want to protect their property...

Can Someone Get Into Trouble for Begging?

can someone get into trouble for begging?

can someone get into trouble for begging?

Here in the state of California, it is hard to go anywhere without seeing someone begging for money. There are almost always people sitting at the bottom of freeway off-ramps, in front of stores, or just roaming a shopping center parking lot asking for loose change. For some people, this is just harmless begging. For others, it is a nuisance.

There is no shortage of homeless people who are down on their luck here in the state of California. Many of them just need a helping hand. Unfortunately, a small percentage of them are just con-artists looking to make a quick buck off of charitable people.

Regardless of whether or not the person truly needs the help, they need to be aware that there are laws and city ordinances against panhandling...

How Eggs Can Get a Person into Trouble

Egging in California

Egging in California

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omewhere back in history, thousands of years ago, humans decided to start eating eggs. They have been enjoyed worldwide ever since. The food has become such a breakfast staple, that it can be found in pretty much every refrigerator in America. Due to this fact, most people have easy access to the little morsels.

When broken, eggs can be very messy. Dropping one on the kitchen floor can be a bit frustrating, as the mess it makes will take a bit of cleaning. At some point, teens and children figured out that this kind of mess can be used against other people. Whether the person is some rival or just a random stranger doesn’t really matter. Some people just get a kick out of throwing eggs at things...

What Counts as Hit and Run in California?

Hit and run laws California

Hit and run laws California

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obody enjoys accidents, no matter how big or small they may be. However, dealing with spilled milk is much more tolerable than dealing with a car accident. Car accidents can range anywhere from a mild fender bender, to full on wrecks. At the low end of the spectrum, car accidents are a nuisance, at the other end, they can be devastating.

Arguably one of the hardest and most unpleasant thing for a person to do is own up to their mistakes. When a person has caused an accident, no matter how bad, they need to stay and deal with it. If a person doesn’t stay, either because they are late for something or they are afraid of the consequences, they are guilty of hit and run...

You Can Bail Someone Out Of Jail Easily

You Can Bail Someone Out Of Jail Easily

You Can Bail Someone Out Of Jail Easily

The thought of bailing someone out of jail is not something that people like to consider. Not only does it mean that a friend or family member was arrested, but that you have to pay a large amount of money to get the person out of jail. None of those are very exciting or happy thoughts. However, this does not mean that it is the end of the world if a loved one has been arrested.

Bailing someone out of jail does not have to be a bad experience. If you contact Bulldog Bail Bonds in Fresno, you will get a caring bail agent who will assist you.

We will help you get your loved one out of jail easily and at an affordable price.

Our bail agents are experts in their fields...

Ready To Bail Out Your Loved One?

Ready To Bail Out Your Loved One?

Ready To Bail Out Your Loved One?

The thought of bailing someone out of jail is never a pleasant one. For starters, it means that someone that you care about has been arrested and locked behind bars. It also means that you will have to spend money to rescue your loved one from jail. Luckily, bailing someone out of jail can be cheap so long as you contact Bulldog Bail Bonds in Fresno.

Since 1987, we have been helping Californians rescue their loved ones from jail. We know everything about the bail bond process. We even retrain all of our bail agents on an every-other-year basis to keep them up to date on everything bail related. When you come to us for help, you will get nothing but the best bail service that you deserve.

You can get in touch with one of our professional bail agents at any time...

Animal Abuse Is Against The Law

Animal Abuse Is Against The Law

Animal Abuse Is Against The Law

Every good pet owner would agree that their pet’s wellbeing often comes before their own. They want to make sure that their pet is safe and happy. Even most non-pet owners want to help out animals who are in distress, if they can. Sadly, not everyone is so compassionate. There are some people out there who simply don’t care about animals, or find it fun to cause harm to them.

This is why there are laws in place that make it illegal to cause harm or distress to an animal. California’s primary animal abuse law is Penal Code (PC) 597. This law protects all animals, including:

  • Domesticated pets
  • Strays
  • Wild animals

The law covers all kinds of animal cruelty, including but not limited to:

  • Neglect
  • Cockfighting
  • Dogfighting
  • Leaving animals unattended in vehicles

Penal Code (PC...

What Are Your Rights Regarding Police Searches Of Property?

What Are Your Rights Regarding Police Searches Of Property?

What Are Your Rights Regarding Police Searches Of Property?

When it comes to performing investigations, law enforcement officers have to follow certain rules and laws just like everyone else.

The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution protects all US citizens from unreasonable search and seizures.

This means that law enforcement officers can only search a person’s property provided they have a good reason that has been approved by a court, the owner of the property allows it, or the officer has probable cause to do so.

This applies to all of a person’s property, including:

If a person does not give their consent to let an officer search through their personal possessions, then the officer will need to get a warrant...

The Real Cost Of A DUI Charge

The Real Cost Of A DUI Charge

The Real Cost Of A DUI Charge

Most people out there recognize the fact that driving while drunk is a very bad idea. While a person is drunk, their mind isn’t what it normally is, meaning they are more likely to make costly mistakes. This is why it is illegal to drive while drunk all over the country.

Here in California, the penalties for committing DUI include:

  • Some form of probation.
  • Up to one year in county jail.
  • Fines up to $1,000.
  • Suspended or revoked driver’s license.
  • Needing to attend DUI school.
  • Paying possible restitutions.

These all seem like pretty bad penalties to deal with for most people. However, it is not scary enough for some people considering they still decide to drive drunk. What these people realize is that the cost of the DUI is a lot more expensive than just a $1,000 fine...

Could Your Texts Be Taxed In The Future?

Could Your Texts Be Taxed In The Future?

Could Your Texts Be Taxed In The Future?

Californians pay a lot of different and expensive taxes. According to a recent report from Mercury News, the state’s Public Utilities Commission will be considering a new tax. This wouldn’t be just a new tax for California, it would likely be the first tax of its kind. The tax would also be one that a large majority of the population would probably be very upset over.

California regulators are currently looking into the idea of taxing text messages.

This is not a joke, the Public Utilities Commission is seriously looking into the matter. They are looking for ways to help provide funds for programs that make phone services accessible for poor people.

As anyone could imagine, this news has create quite a bit of uproar against the idea...