Parking tickets are a royal pain. The second you see the little slip of paper on your windshield, you know your weekly budget is about to take a hit. Considering how tight money is these days, it’s perfectly natural to wonder what would happen if...

In California, it’s possible to be charged with three different types of robbery. They’re: ✽ First-degree robbery ✽ Second-degree robbery ✽ Third-degree robbery What is First-Degree Robbery California lawmakers discussed robbery in the first degree in the California Penal Code 211. This is a felony charge that is filed against you when the...

Some people don’t realize that they lose the right to own a gun after they’ve been convicted of a felony. It doesn’t matter what type of felony you were convicted of, once that is on your record you’re not allowed to own a gun, not...

A subpoena is a written order that says you have to appear in court. This is usually handed to you by a lawyer or an official the court has appointed. Subpoenas can be issued for both criminal and civil court cases. Once you’ve received a...

Drive-by shooting makes great action scenes in movies, but the reality is quite different. Drive-by shootings like the one that took place in Kern this summer are terrifying. They are unpredictable, deadly, and it’s not uncommon for innocent bystanders to be hurt or even killed. A...

Some of us thought the COVID-19 pandemic would be over by Thanksgiving. Some of us assumed that the pandemic wouldn’t have a major impact on our holiday plans. The truth is that the past few weeks have revealed that not only is COVID-19 still...

Tggravated mayhem might sound like it’s shenanigans that get out of hand, but that’s not the reality. According to California law, aggravated mayhem is, “intentionally causing someone a permanent disability or disfigurement, or to deprive the person of a limb, organ or member of the...

In recent months, California’s looting laws and arrests have drawn a great deal of national media attention. Looting in California is addressed in the Penal Code 463 PC. According to the law, you can only be formally charged with looting in California if you commit some...

There are certain days when the police become extremely concerned about drunk drivers. Thanksgiving is one such holiday. If you’re on the road during Thanksgiving weekend, don’t be surprised if you see more police patrolling the streets than what you would normally expect. Why Police are...