Teen Marijuana Use In California

Teen Marijuana Use In California

Recreational marijuana is legal in California. However, that doesn’t mean that teens are allowed to partake in marijuana. At this point, it’s legal for anyone who is over the age of 21 to grow, use and carry marijuana in California. That age limit is important. If a person is 21 and enjoying some marijuana, they’re […]

Are You Being Gaslighted?

Are You Being Gaslighted?

Gaslighting is a phrase we hear more and more of lately. While we’re all becoming familiar with the term and know that it’s not a good thing, many of us still aren’t entirely sure what gaslighting is or how to recognize if we’re a victim of it. The best way to explain gaslighting is that […]

What Happens If You’re Summoned To Appear As A Witness In A Trial?

What Happens If You’re Summoned To Appear As A Witness In A Trial?

It doesn’t matter if the prosecution or the defense thinks you’re a valuable witness, the process is the same for both sides. The first thing they will do is officially summon you to appear. This is done through a formal process in which a court representative hands you the information about how you’re required to […]

The Benefits Of Hiring A Good Criminal Defense Attorney

The Benefits Of Hiring A Good Criminal Defense Attorney

One of the biggest decisions you have to make after you’ve been charged with a crime is deciding if you should hire a private criminal defense attorney or if you should take advantage of a public defender. The correct answer is going to vary from one person to another. That being said, there are several […]

How To Clear Your Criminal Record

How To Clear Your Criminal Record

Having a criminal record adversely impacts your life. Depending on the severity of the convictions, your criminal record can make it difficult for you to find housing, establish relationships and secure some jobs. The fact that you’re living in the technological age where anyone with internet access has the ability to locate your criminal history […]

How To Report A Missing Person

How To Report A Missing Person

There is nothing funny about having a friend or family member fail to be where you expect them to be. The problem becomes even worse when you are unable to contact them via a cell phone call. Many people who are in this situation mistakenly believe that their loved one must be missing for a […]

Do You Have To Get Your Dog Or Cat Sterilized In California?

Do You Have To Get Your Dog Or Cat Sterilized In California?

For many of us, our dogs/cats are an important part of our family. We can’t imagine life without them. What you might not know is that if own a dog or cat in California, there are some spay/neuter rules you should be aware of. At some point, California lawmakers, many of whom are pet lovers […]

Is A Public Defender The Right Choice For You?

Is A Public Defender The Right Choice For You?

One of the great things about the way our justice system is set up is that everyone is entitled to legal representation. That means that no matter what your financial situation is, you don’t have to worry about navigating the criminal charges that have been filed against you by yourself. If you can afford a […]

Parental Kidnapping

Parental Kidnapping

Most people worry about the possibility of their child being kidnapped from the park or shopping mall. While these things do happen, most kidnapping cases don’t involve strangers but are actually parental kidnappings. According to Safe, at Last, more than 90% of all reported kidnappings are the result of parental kidnapping. The U.S. Department of […]

About Aiding And Abetting

About Aiding And Abetting

It seems like the words aiding and abetting are constantly linked together, which makes most people assume that they go together. The truth is that while, legally speaking, aiding and abetting are quite similar, they aren’t the same thing and can be two separate charges. When you are charged with aiding a crime, the police […]