Littering in California

Littering in California

California lawmakers want to keep the state’s environment nice so that future generations will enjoy a high quality of life in California. Strict anti-littering laws is one of the tools being used to protect the environment. What is Littering We should all be responsible for our trash and make sure it’s properly disposed of, but […]

Can You Leave the Scene of an Accident

Can You Leave the Scene of an Accident

You’ve just been involved in an accident. As far as you can tell, it’s not a big deal. You barely bumped the other car’s back bumper. There can’t possibly be any damage to their car so surely it’s perfectly acceptable for you to simply drive around their car and get on with your day. Wrong. […]

California’s Move Over Law

California’s Move Over Law

Police officers, first-responders, and emergency vehicle operators put their life on the line to keep the streets safe. Each time they pull onto the shoulder of the road, they’re trusting that the passing motorist will lookout and drive extra defensively. The problem was that too many drivers failed to pay attention when they encountered flashing […]

California’s Lemon Dog Laws

California’s Lemon Dog Laws

When you bring a dog into your family, you assume that you’re getting a healthy animal who will be a buddy and best friend for several years. Unfortunately, sometimes things don’t work out the way you hope. Instead of a pet who will go on hikes and give you comfort, your new dog develops health […]

Are You Impacted by California’s Mandatory Reporting Law?

Are You Impacted by California’s Mandatory Reporting Law?

You just watched your neighbor commit a crime. You know what they did was illegal, but you aren’t sure what you should do about the situation. You don’t want to get anyone in trouble. On the other hand, you know you don’t like the idea of living next to someone who blatantly breaks the law. […]

Mail Theft in California

Mail Theft in California

Lawmakers aren’t fooling around when it comes to people messing with other people’s mail. The issue of mail theft is explored in US Code Section 1708. It’s important to understand that because mail theft involves the United States Postal Service, a federal agency, mail theft is considered a federal offense. The State of California will […]

How California Deals with Illegal Dumping

How California Deals with Illegal Dumping

California lawmakers are serious about protecting the environment. Strict dumping laws is one of the ways they accomplish this. What is Dumping? When they talk about dumping, California lawmakers aren’t referring to the careless text you got from your ex stating that they just wanted to “be friends.” The lawmakers really aren’t concerned about your […]

The Legal Risk of Rolling Stops in California

The Legal Risk of Rolling Stops in California

You approach a stop sign. You step on the brake, slowing your vehicle. You look both ways and see that there’s no oncoming traffic. You drive through the intersection without completely stopping your vehicle. This is called a rolling stop. It’s a traffic violation that can cause you a great deal of grief. The Problem […]

False Allegations of Child Abuse in California

False Allegations of Child Abuse in California

Child abuse laws are designed to protect children from being hurt. They’re good laws that make a lot of sense. Unfortunately, they are also laws that can be used against people, particularly parents who are engaged in a child custody dispute. It’s not unheard of for one parent to accuse the other parent of child […]

Advantages and Disadvantages of Online School

Advantages and Disadvantages of Online School

The idea of online school isn’t new. Online schooling has been around for some time and many parents have taken advantage of it. Other parents have thought about it from time to time and briefly considered looking into it but never got around to it. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the concept of online schooling […]