Proposition 47

Proposition 47

The purpose of the proposed Proposition 47 is to make some changes to felony sentencing laws. Proposition 47 officially became a law in 2014. At the time it had the distinction of being one of the biggest changes to laws to alter the ability for convicted felons to receive housing, admittance into the workforce and […]

How To Confirm That Candy Is Safe After Trick-or-Treating

How To Confirm That Candy Is Safe After Trick-or-Treating

Ever since 1974 when Ronald Clarke O’Brian gave his son Halloween candy that was laced with a fatal dose of poison, everyone has been worried about the possibility of their own child ingesting fatal candy. It’s easy to understand why parents are fearful. Kids are going door to door and stocking up. Some of the […]

Posting Videos Of Criminal Activity

Posting Videos Of Criminal Activity

Very few of us can go more than a couple of hours without checking our social media accounts. Looking at the pictures, memes and videos our social media contacts post has not only become an addiction but is also a game of one-upmanship. We don’t just want to know what our contacts are up to, […]

Assaulting A School Employee With A Deadly Weapon

Assaulting A School Employee With A Deadly Weapon

Emotions can make all of us do things we normally wouldn’t consider doing. This is especially true when you’re dealing with a child or a person connected to your child’s life. High emotions have caused more than one parent to make a bad choice and assault a teacher or school employee. In most cases, these […]

How To Recognize A Catfishing Crime

How To Recognize A Catfishing Crime

Catfishing involves someone striking up an online relationship with another person. The problem is that the catfisher is lying. They aren’t just embellishing the truth to make themselves look better. When a person is catfishing, they create an elaborate persona. In most cases, the person doing the catfishing is setting a trap that’s designed to […]

What Happens If A Party Your Hosting Gets Too Loud?

What Happens If A Party Your Hosting Gets Too Loud?

Everyone loves a good party, but sometimes a party can get out of hand. One of the biggest problems with parties is that they often get steadily louder as the party progresses. The issue is that the people who are attending the event rarely notice that the volume on the music keeps getting bumped up […]

Degrees of Arson Charges in California

Degrees of Arson Charges in California

Some states have different degrees of arson charges. The charges are the same as murder charges, with 3rd-degree arson being the least severe charge and first-degree arson carrying the biggest sentence. Things are different in California where there aren’t any varying degrees of arson charges. Instead of separating arson into three different degrees, at some […]

Castle Doctrine in California

Castle Doctrine in California

Your home is the place where you should always feel safe, which is why crimes that include home invasions are so horrible. Lately, home invasions, the right to protect your home, and something California lawmakers refer to as Castle Doctrine have been getting a great deal of media attention. The reason these topics have been […]

Deprivation of Child Custody or Visitation in California

Deprivation of Child Custody or Visitation in California

Once a family has entered into a formal child custody agreement that includes visitation rights, the court system expects both parents to not only adhere to the agreement, but to promptly let one another (and in some cases, the court) know if something happens, such as sickness or an emergency, that could disrupt things. Failing […]