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Escaping from Custody in California

Escaping from Custody in California

It doesn’t matter if you’ve already been convicted of a crime or simply been arrested but not formally charged, you’re not allowed to escape police custody. Doing so will only make your situation even worse. Attempting to escape from custody is a direct violation of California Penal Code 4532 PC. The way the law is […]

How to Secure an Emergency Personal Protection Order in California

How to Secure an Emergency Personal Protection Order in California

If you’re worried that someone is either stalking you or is intent on harming you, it’s in your best interest to approach the California courts and secure an emergency personal protection order (PPO). The purpose of a PPO is to have a legal method of providing you with an extra layer of protection from anyone […]

Can I Get in Trouble for Having a Fake Gun in California?

Can I Get in Trouble for Having a Fake Gun in California?

When you walk into a toy store, you will find entire shelves full of imitation guns. Some don’t look even close to real, while others are surprisingly authentic looking. Looking at the authentic toys, it’s easy to wonder if you could get in trouble for having an imitation gun in California. The answer is both […]

Illegally Using a Handicap Placard in California

Illegally Using a Handicap Placard in California

It’s so frustrating to drive all around a parking lot and not find any empty places to put your car other than a handful of spaces that are reserved for handicapped parking. All of us are tempted to slide into one of those spaces, especially when we only need the spot for a short time, […]

How Many Times can you be Convicted of DUI in California Before Permanently Losing Your Driver’s License?

How Many Times can you be Convicted of DUI in California Before Permanently Losing Your Driver's License?

It’s no secret that if you’re caught driving while under the influence of an illegal amount of drugs or alcohol in California, you’ll not only be arrested and fined but you’ll also be convicted of a misdemeanor and have your driver’s license suspended. In most cases, the hassle of losing their driver’s license and finding […]

Petnapping in California

Petnapping in California

The recent conviction of the man who not only shot Lady Gaga’s dog walker but also stole her two precious French Bulldogs has people talking about pet theft in California, the consequences of the crime, and how to prevent it. Most of us love our pets as much as we love our human family members. […]

How do Statutes of Limitations Work in California?

How do Statutes of Limitations Work in California?

Investopedia defines statute of limitation as: “a law that sets the maximum amount of time that parties involved in a dispute have to initiate legal proceedings from the date of an alleged offense, whether civil or criminal. The length of time the statute allows for a victim to bring legal action against the suspected wrong-doer […]

What is Negligence in California?

What is Negligence in California?

For the most part, you only hear the word negligence used in civil court cases where the plaintiff is trying to convince a judge that had the defendant not been negligent in some way, and the accident could have been avoided. While most negligence cases go through California’s civil courts, there are some cases of […]

4 Things Police Look for When Searching for Drunk Drivers in California

4 Things Police Look for When Searching for Drunk Drivers in California

Most of us have been there at least once in our lives. Even though we were perfectly sober at the time, the police pulled us over for a seemingly silly reason. The reason the police do this is that they have been trained to recognize these relatively minor driving issues as signs that the driver […]

Tips for a Peaceful Holiday Family Gathering

Tips for a Peaceful Holiday Family Gathering

‘Tis the season when many of us are getting together with both our immediate and extended family to celebrate the holidays. While this is supposed to be a fun time that is full of joy and shared memories, all of us are painfully aware that whenever a family gathers, there’s always a chance that an […]