Who in Ineligible For Bail

Who in Ineligible For Bail

In many cases, you’re told how much bail is required shortly after you’re arrested and charged. In other situations, you attend a bail hearing where a judge determines if you’re eligible for bail and how much the bail is. Hearing your ineligible for bail is a gut-churning experience. The good news is that judges usually […]

California DUIs in the New Year

California DUIs in the New Year

You should never get behind the wheel after you’ve been drinking. If you plan on drinking, you should plan on walking home or getting a ride from a sober driver. In the past, a DUI arrest could have a huge and negative impact on your life. It still will, but thanks to Assembly Bill 3234 […]

Elder Abuse in California

Elder Abuse in California

Society dictates that we take care of our elders. The idea is that they cared for us when we were too young to fend for ourselves, and now it’s our turn to return the favor. The problem is that some people don’t behave the way that society dictates and commit a crime that’s called elder […]

Lemon Cars in California

Lemon Cars in California

A lemon is a vehicle that continues to malfunction, even after several repairs have been done in an attempt to remedy the situation. Basically, cars that are considered lemons simply have something wrong with them that defies mechanical explanation. The good news is that lemons are quite rare. The bad news is that they are […]

Bankruptcy Fraud in California

Bankruptcy Fraud in California

Bankruptcy fraud is hardly a new concept. As long as bankruptcy has existed, people have taken advantage of the program. Most people simply weren’t aware of it happening. Many people first started thinking about bankruptcy fraud when Abby Lee Miller, the star of Dance Moms, was convicted of it and served time in federal prison. […]

Selling Real Estate Without a License

Selling Real Estate Without a License

Selling real estate seems simple enough. Someone wants to sell their house. You know a few people who would be interested. You agree to act as a broker between everyone. Considering that people sell houses as “for sale by owner” all the time, what can possibly go wrong. Yes, it’s possible that this could turn […]

Recording in California

Recording in California

When most people hear the word recording, they automatically assume that someone is a musician who is in the process of laying tracks. The term recording has a much different meaning to people involved in the California court system. California has something that is often referred to as a two-party consent law. The main idea […]

What is Disorderly Conduct in California

What is Disorderly Conduct in California

Understanding the Ins and Outs of Stealing Cars in California

Understanding the Ins and Outs of Stealing Cars in California

A recent incident that involved two police officers, one dressed as Santa and the other as his elf, has everyone in California thinking about the ins and outs of stealing cars. The Santa episode took place in Riverside where local police were dressed as Christmas staples in an effort to go undercover and catch shoplifters. […]

Abandoned Pets in California

Abandoned Pets in California

There is little that tugs on the heartstrings more than a family pet that has been abandoned. A startling number of these stories involve a family suddenly moving and leaving a cat or dog behind, often on the property. If you happen to be the person who either rents or purchases the property, it’s important […]