Monthly Archives: January 2020

Aggravated Assault Charge and Crime

Aggravated Assault Charge and Crime Aggravated Assault Charge and Crime The penal code has criminalized the different ways in which assault can be carried out. One group of assault crimes is called aggravated assault. Aggravated assault is not in itself a single crime. This term
Posted in Criminal Defense

How to Get Ready for Court

How to Get Ready for Court How to Get Ready for Court For all cases, going to court can be a stressful and anxious experience. To help alleviate confusion or questions, the California Courts have created a simplified section online on what to do prior to
Posted in Personal law

Phone Calls Intended to Annoy Others

Phone Calls Intended to Annoy Others Phone Calls Intended to Annoy Others Cell phones allow us to instantly communicate with each other, without having to show our faces. While most people will have stories of making prank calls to friends as children, there are laws in
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Child Abuse Laws in California

Child Abuse Laws in California Child Abuse Laws in California Being charged with abusing a child is a serious offense in California, and it carries a harsh punishment. There are several laws in the penal code that address the various forms of neglect or endangerment
Posted in Business Planning

Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana

Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana According to Vehicle Code 23152(f) VC, “it is unlawful for a person who is under the influence of any drug [including marijuana] to drive a vehicle.” Given that the recreational use of marijuana became
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What is Annulment of a Marriage?

What is Annulment of a Marriage? What is Annulment of a Marriage? Within culture and society, the definition of culture has changed over time, but while it is important to keep up with the social connotations of marriage, the legal definitions are equally vital to understand.
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Receiving an Infraction Following a Crime

Receiving an Infraction Following a Crime Receiving an Infraction Following a Crime The articles we include on criminal law topics usually end with punishments like misdemeanor or felony convictions. Fines can be paid, and some can be forced to attend programs or have their name as
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How do Warrants Work?

How do Warrants Work?  How do Warrants Work? Sometimes on TV shows, for the sake of drama, they’ll show the police officer arriving at the home of a suspect. Then after some dramatic monologue the police officer surprises the suspect and arrests them. That’s
Posted in Personal law

Controlled Substance and Drug Possession Laws

Controlled Substance and Drug Possession Laws Controlled Substance and Drug Possession Laws? According to California Health and Safety Code 11350 HS, possession of a controlled substance, as determined by the federal government, is a crime in the state of California. These controlled substances include a variety
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What is a Restraining Order?

What is a Restraining Order? What is a Restraining Order? Also known as a protective order, restraining orders are court orders that mandate no contact with the individual who has implemented the order. While you might assume that these orders would be incredibly difficult to
Posted in Business Law, Litigation Series