Anyone who has been arrested before knows two things: They are not obligated to reveal the details to anyone who isn’t required to know. They can be very helpful and supportive for friends and family who suddenly come into the same situation. If it’s someone they care a...

If you think celebrities get special treatment when they have a slip-up and run into trouble with the law, think again. In fact, they have it worse than defendants who are not celebrities because they have their fans and the media watching them. Celebrities get...

There will be so much drama and gossip among friends, family members, coworkers, and other acquaintances when someone they know is arrested. There is no avoiding that. For the defendant and those in his or her circle, all they want to do is to ignore...

Trying to squeeze one last mini-vacation in before summer ends? We do not blame you. Even if you are doing a day trip a few hours away and staying in California, that counts! However, it will not count if you, or one of your travel...

When the police want to go through your property and belongings, they will need a search warrant, which is an official document executed by a judge that gives officers the right to go through your stuff. In order to get a search warrant, the officers...

Summer break is ending, and your children will be off to college in a few weeks. You are trying to cherish the remaining days you have with them while they are home, since once they leave, you might not see them until the holidays. Even...

It is so easy for loved onesto encounter argument after argument, disagreement after disagreement, when one of the pack is arrested. However, this is not the time for that. As much as possible, avoid arguments and disagreements, and instead find the opportunities to band together...

Infractions, misdemeanors, and felonies are the three classifications of law violations. The type of crime, and the resulting punishments, differentiate the three from each other. Infractions are the petty offenses that are punishable by fines, seldom ever jail time. The most common infractions are driving and...

Labor Day Weekend is a high travel weekend, and if that is part of your plans, make sure you also plan on not getting arrested. You may laugh now, but we are serious. You might be surprised at how easily you can get in trouble...