Probation And Parole: What's The Difference?

Probation And Parole: What’s The Difference?

If you’re confused about the difference between probation and parole, you’re not alone. Most people don’t really know what the difference is between the two until they get into trouble with the law. While you’re on probation, you’re still technically in police custody, but you have a great deal more freedom than you’d enjoy if […]

Violation Of Vehicle Identification Numbers

Violation Of Vehicle Identification Numbers

When it comes to our vehicles most of us are aware of our license plate number but few of us give the vehicle identification number a second thought. Unlike a license plate number, a vehicle identification number (VIN) is a number that stays with the vehicle forever. The VIN is always 17 digits long and […]

How To Handle A Police Interrogation

How To Handle A Police Interrogation

The police believe that you are involved in a crime and want to bring you to the police station for an interrogation. This is a terrifying experience and many people don’t know how they should handle it. What you shouldn’t do is try to resist the situation. Refusing to go will simply make your situation […]

Think Before Posting Those Vacation Photos

Think Before Posting Those Vacation Photos

One of the best things about social media sites like Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and Twitter is the ability to quickly post all of your photos so that your friends and family can admire them. Those same pictures can also make you an easy and attractive target to anyone who is looking for a home to […]

Preventing Auto Theft

Preventing Auto Theft

Auto theft is a massive and expensive problem. The Insurance Information Institute reports that in 2019, 219.9 cars per 100,000 people were stolen. The average value of the stolen vehicle was $8,886. The good news is that while you might not be able to totally prevent yourself from being a victim of auto theft, there […]

California’s Stance On The Theft Of Intellectual Property

California’s Stance On The Theft Of Intellectual Property

These days, both large and small businesses rely heavily on intellectual property. Cornell Law School defines intellectual property as, “any product of the human intellect that the law protects from unauthorized use by others.” Investopedia elaborates on that definition and describes intellectual property as “a broad categorical description for the set of intangible assets owned […]

Discreet Bail Bonds In California

Discreet Bail Bonds In California

The last thing you want is to make a big deal out of the fact you’ve been arrested. Ideally, you’d like to get through the entire process without anyone, including your family, friends, employers, and co-workers learning anything about it. While we can’t promise that no one will notice your name if they scan the […]

The Truth About Breaking And Entering in California

The Truth About Breaking And Entering in California

People talk about breaking and entering charges all the time, so you’ll probably be surprised to learn that California doesn’t actually have any official breaking and entering laws. Just because California doesn’t have a specific breaking and entering law, it doesn’t mean you can walk into anyone’s house and not expect to face legal consequences. […]

Boating While Under The Influence In California

Boating While Under The Influence In California

Everyone knows about the dangers and legal consequences of driving while under the influence, but we have a tendency to get lax when it comes to other situations. For example, while most of us would never dream of getting behind the wheel of our car after we’ve had a few beers, we have no hesitation […]

The Legal Ins And Outs Of Street Racing In California

The Legal Ins And Outs Of Street Racing In California

Street racing is fun. It’s exciting. It might even seem like a good idea. It’s also the type of fun that can land you in a great deal of legal trouble. California lawmakers believe that street racing is reckless and dangerous behavior which is why they’ve created strict laws. The hope is that the laws […]