Monthly Archives: March 2022

What are Attempted Crimes in California

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We’ve all heard stories about people who are charged with attempted crimes such as attempted murder, attempted assault, or attempted burglary. While we’re familiar with the concept of attempted crimes, few of us fully understand how it’s possible to be charged and even convicted, of a crime that didn’t actually happen. The issue of attempted […]

Misusing a Disability Placard in California

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Disability placards aren’t something everyone in California can appropriate and use for their own purposes. Getting caught misusing a disability placard in California can land you on the wrong side of the law. If you think you can misuse a disability placard and not get caught, you should think again. It’s easy for police to […]

Can I Get Into Trouble for Disobeying a Police Officer?

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Failure to Present a Valid California Driver’s License

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We’ve all done it at some point or another. We’ve left home without our driver’s license. This isn’t a major deal as long as you are walking or riding around as a passenger. If you’re driving, it has the potential to be a major problem. In California, you are legally required to have your driver’s […]

Different Categories of Legal Offenses

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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 […]

Don’t Drink and Drive on St. Patrick’s Day

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Many people spend the entire year looking forward to St. Patrick’s Day. The holiday is a huge deal in some locations, particularly those that have a large Irish American population. The great thing about St. Patrick’s Day is that the holiday is basically a 24-hour party. Many bars and restaurants run all sorts of special. […]

Castle Doctrine in California

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Your home is the place where you should always feel safe, which is why crimes that include home invasions are so horrible. Lately, home invasions, the right to protect your home, and something California lawmakers refer to as Castle Doctrine have been getting a great deal of media attention. The reason these topics have been […]

Mayhem Laws in California

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Most of us hear the word mayhem and instantly think of those weird auto insurance commercials that feature a character name Mayhem creating strange accidents to show why you need auto insurance. Anyone who has ever faced mayhem charges in California knows that the state has a very different idea of what mayhem is. The […]