Monthly Archives: March 2019

Travelling to Canada with a DUI

Travelling to Canada with a DUI The US and Canada, while also just neighboring states, share a long and friendly (most of the time) relationship and history. Given the similarities between the two societies, many Canadians live/work in the US and many Americans live/work in Canada.
Posted in Driving Violations

Self-Defense Laws in California

Self-Defense Laws in California Given what is portrayed in the media, some (incorrectly) believe that if another individual is attacking you, you have every right to use whatever means necessary to protect yourself. This is not necessarily the case. California has laws dedicated to
Posted in Personal law

Planning Your Funeral

Planning Your Funeral Estate planning is an essential task that many do not complete. Death is a taboo subject in many places, and the impending loss of a loved one makes it difficult to approach the topic. However, while sufficiently organizing your estate
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How To Convert An LLC To A Corporation?

How To Convert An LLC To A Corporation? Image How To Convert An LLC To A Corporation? For a new business owner, choosing their business’ legal entity is a significant decision. Making this choice comes down to the differences in personal liability, business associated taxes, and other contributing factors
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Can I Obtain A Gun Permit With A Simple Assault On My Record

Can I Obtain A Gun Permit With A Simple Assault On My Record? Image   Can I Obtain A Gun Permit With A Simple Assault On My Record? An assault with a firearm conviction can have a lifetime ban of owning a gun; however, among other misdemeanor charges, a simple assault conviction only carries
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The Process of Appeals in California

The Process of Appeals in California The appeal process is a legal mechanism that is essential to understand for those who believe a trial court made a legal error during the process of the trial, which then fundamentally changed the outcome of the case. A distinction
Posted in Criminal Defense

Law Against Child Abduction

Law Against Child Abduction In California, the penal code ensures the proper protection of, and safeguards against, criminal wrongdoings towards children. Laws cover the conduct of not just parents towards their children, but also third parties. Children, until the state’s legal age or emancipation,
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Carjacking Law in California

Carjacking Law in California California has several laws regarding the rightful ownership and control of a car. Some steal cars by entering through one of the doors, trunk, or windows while the owner of the vehicle is not there. However, there are other methods
Posted in Criminal Defense

Trade Secrets – What Are They?

Trade Secrets – What Are They? Trade Secrets – What Are They? In many movies, the terms trade secrets are often thrown around when individuals speak of the stock market or insider trading. Trade secrets actually have a wider definition beyond insider trading, including sensitive marketing
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What Is Self Defense?

  What Is Self Defense? While watching different crime and legal shows, you may have noticed that self defense can take on different meanings in different TV shows. However, under California law, specifically Penal Code Section 198.5, an individual has
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