Once a family has entered into a formal child custody agreement that includes visitation rights, the court system expects both parents to not only adhere to the agreement, but to promptly let one another (and in some cases, the court) know if something happens, such...

You hear stories all the time about people who destroyed another person’s cell phone specifically to prevent that other person from calling help when they were worried about their physical safety. Most of these cases involve victims of domestic abuse though it can also happen...

California’s lawmakers take auto theft seriously. The first time you’re convicted of felony grand theft auto you could be sentenced anywhere from 16 months to three years in prison. If you’re facing your second or third auto theft conviction, things are considerably more serious. For...

Drugs are a serious problem in California, particularly in the state’s large cities. Psychology Today reported that in 2018 in San Fransisco alone there were an estimated 22,000 people who routinely used intravenous drugs. A majority of these people were addicted to heroin, methamphetamines, and...