Category Archives: Selma Bail Bonds

Does California Have For-Profit Prisons?

Most assume that all prisons are government funded. While many are, there are also for-profit or private prisons, scattered throughout the United States. The main benefit of for-profit prisons is that they provide some relief to taxpayers. They also help generate additional jobs, especially in the for-profit prisons that operate in rural areas where jobs […]

Attempted Crimes in California

Most of us assume that a crime is a crime so hearing that California has a law, Penal Code 664 PC, that deals with the topic of attempted crimes is a bit confusing. Basically, what this law does is make it illegal to attempt a crime. The idea is that since you were all set […]

Selling A Used Car In California

At some point in our lives, most of us have been in a position of either buying a second-hand car or selling one. If you currently have a secondhand car that you’re getting ready to sell, you should know that California does have some laws that could impact the sale. It is in your best […]

Rules To Remember When Renting In California

If you find yourself in a position where you’re going to be renting your living space for the foreseeable future, it’s in your best interest to familiarize yourself with California’s laws regarding renting. In addition to checking out the state laws, make sure you explore the local laws since they can change from one zip […]

Escaping From Custody In California

It doesn’t matter if you’ve already been convicted of a crime or simply been arrested but not formally charged, you’re not allowed to escape police custody. Doing so will only make your situation even worse. Attempting to escape from custody is a direct violation of California Penal Code 4532 PC. The way the law is […]

What Is A Civil Compromise?

In some situations, you may be able to use civil compromise to get criminal charges dropped. The way civil compromise works is that in exchange for you fully compensating the victims of a crime you were involved with, the charges are dropped. This allows you to walk away from the situation without a criminal record. […]

What Is Negligence In California?

For the most part, you only hear the word negligence used in civil court cases where the plaintiff is trying to convince a judge that had the defendant not been negligent in some way, the accident could have been avoided. While most negligence cases go through California’s civil courts, there are some cases of criminal […]

How Do Statutes Of Limitations Work In California?

Investopedia defines statute of limitation as: “a law that sets the maximum amount of time that parties involved in a dispute have to initiate legal proceedings from the date of an alleged offense, whether civil or criminal. The length of time the statute allows for a victim to bring legal action against the suspected wrong-doer […]

What Happens If You Do Not Show Up For Jury Duty?

Our justice system depends heavily on jury duty. If you are contacted about jury duty, you’re expected to attend and uphold your civic responsibilities. First, it is important to understand that even though you have been contacted about jury duty and are expected to serve, there are some exceptions. The court will excuse you for […]

What Is Sober Living In California?

When most people hear the term sober living, they assume that it refers to a person who has decided to completely abstain from alcohol and drugs. The truth is that sober living is actually a program that’s designed to help addicts start the long road to recovery. Sober living in California involves an addict moving […]