Monthly Archives: December 2019

What is A 1031 Exchange?

What is A 1031 Exchange? What is A 1031 Exchange? A 1031 exchange is the exchanging of one investment asset for another. This takes place by deferring the tax consequences of the sale of the investment asset. If done properly, minimal to no taxes would
Posted in Business Law, Commercial Leasing, Real Estate

What is Forcible Rape with A Foreign Object?

What is Forcible Rape with A Foreign Object? What is Forcible Rape with A Foreign Object? According to California Penal Code Section 289, forcible rape with a foreign object can also be known as sexual penetration by force or fear, and forcible sexual penetration. There are four conditions
Posted in Litigation Series

Violating a Restraining Order

Violating a Restraining Order Violating a Restraining Order You may have heard of a restraining order or a protective order. Both are court-issued orders that aim to protect someone. These orders determine the kind of behavior that is allowed or prohibited, which would ensure
Posted in Criminal Defense

Making a Simple and Legally Valid Contract

Making a Simple and Legally Valid Contract Making a Simple and Legally Valid Contract Most often, when you think of a contract you imagine the really dense and long contracts that make no sense in English. In reality, you frequently make contracts and agreements – and not
Posted in Business Law

Committing Embezzlement in California

Committing Embezzlement in California Committing Embezzlement in California Let’s say that someone entrusts you with their property (i.e. money, house, bank account) and tells you to manage it for them. If you accept this deal, you now have a responsibility to legally and appropriately
Posted in Fruad

California Law Against Rape

California Law Against Rape California Law Against Rape Rape, and other forms of sexual violence, occur in most cases as a result of failing to receive proper consent from the victim. Forced acts of sex violate an individual’s bodily autonomy and liberty. This is
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What is DUI School?

What is DUI School? What is DUI School? In California, driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol (DUI) is a serious offense and the penal code takes measures to penalize those who have been convicted of any DUI crimes.
Posted in Driving Violations

What Are Brass Knuckles

Brass knuckles What Are Brass Knuckles In some cases, people are told to have brass knuckles in order to defend themselves on the street, while others use them for criminal activity. Regardless of the intention behind it, having a brass knuckle is
Posted in Criminal Defense

Selling Alcohol During Specific Times

Selling Alcohol During Specific Times Selling Alcohol During Specific Times As most people know, alcohol comes with various legal limitations. Those who are under 21 years old (minors) are not allowed to buy or consume it and alcohol cannot be sold and consumed everywhere in
Posted in Business Law

Assaulting A Public official?

Assaulting A Public Official Assaulting a public official? In the California Penal Code, assault can have multiple classifications depending on the context of the crime. This means that certain forms of assault (because of the method of the crime or the victim) can have
Posted in Business Law, Corporate Law