Understanding Weapon Charges in California

Many of the cases that wind their way through the California court system involve weapon charges. While the Constitution gives everyone the right to bear arms, state (and some Federal) laws exist that limit what you can and can’t do with those weapons. If you fail to follow any one of those laws, you could […]

Is Skipping School A Crime?

As a parent, you constantly worry about whether you’re raising your child in a way that will enable them to be an independent, self-sufficient, responsible adult. You know that a big part of this process sometimes involves stepping back and letting them do their own things, especially once they become teenagers. It’s likely you understand […]

Can I Sue My Neighbor for Harassment?

In a perfect world, you have great neighbors who you not only like and respect but who are also willing to step up and lend a hand whenever needed. The problem is that we don’t live in a perfect world. While some of us are blessed with fantastic neighbors, others have neighbors who seem determined […]

5 Things You Can Do to Save Gas While Driving

Gas prices have hit historical highs and it doesn’t seem like we’re going to get much relief this summer. While there isn’t anything you can do that will lower the cost per gallon, you can alter your driving habits so that you get the maximum amount of mileage from each gallon you put into your […]

Staying Safe While Enjoying Dorm Life

One of the best things about finally going to college and moving into a dorm is that not only are you free of your parent’s strict rules but you’re also in the perfect place to meet people who will become lifelong friends. While there are many perks connected to living in a dorm, there are […]

Dangers of Sharing Prescription Medications

When you hear that someone is suffering from a health problem, especially pain, it’s so easy to reach into your medicine cabinet and pull out whatever prescription you have on hand that you think will help them feel better. The reality is that unless you’re passing out over-the-counter medications, you should squash your urge and […]

Mistakes to Avoid Following a Hit and Run Accident in California

Hit and run accidents are extremely serious. There are several mistakes you should avoid making when it comes to a hit-and-run accident. Fleeing the Scene The biggest mistake you should avoid making is getting involved in a hit-and-run accident. Accidents happen. And while it’s perfectly natural to want to flee the scene and pretend the […]

Getting Caught with Counterfeit Items in California

Getting caught in possession of a counterfeit item in California isn’t a laughing matter. The counterfeit item is considered forgery and can be the reason you spend some time in jail. California lawmakers understand just how much trouble counterfeit items are to the state’s economy. The more counterfeit items there are in circulation, the more […]

Deliberately Damaging a Vehicle in California

In her song, Before He Cheats, Carrie Underwood decided to teach her cheating lover a lesson by destroying his beloved truck. Underwood’s song ends before the consequences of her actions catch up to her. If the song were real life, her actions would have landed her in hot legal water. She would likely have spent […]

Degrees of Arson Charges in California