Parking Lot Safety Tips

Parking Lot Safety Tips

When you stop and think about it, we spend a lot of time in parking lots. Most of us stroll through the parking lots without giving the practice a second thought. We’re simply walking to our car. The problem is that we tend to take parking lots for granted and seldom stop to think just […]

Protect Your Keyless Car From Thieves

Protect Your Keyless Car From Thieves

Keyless cars are great, particularly when you’re trying to hang onto things like multiple bags of groceries, cranky toddlers and hyper pets while you open your car. Rather than wrestling with a key and a tiny keyhole each time you need to unlock your car, all you have to do is push a button. Easy […]

Sentence And Punishment For Burglary

Sentence And Punishment For Burglary

Getting arrested for burglary is no laughing matter. The first thing you have to understand is that the sentence and punishment for burglary in California vary from one person to the next. Why? Because burglary is one of California’s wobbler offenses which means that certain details of the burglary determine if you’ll be charged with […]

How To Report A Crime

How To Report A Crime

You’ve seen a crime happen. Now you’re in a bind. Are you legally required to report the crime? Who should you report the crime to? How do you even go about reporting a crime? How long do you have to report the crime? It’s amazing how much stress simply being an innocent bystander can cause. […]

Aiding A Suicide In California

Aiding A Suicide In California

Assisted suicide has been a strongly debated topic in California and other parts of the world for several years. California legalized assisted suicide with the End of Life Option Act that took effect on June 9, 2016. While the law allows patients who are suffering from terminal illnesses to legally end their life rather than […]

Earthquake Safety Tips

Earthquake Safety Tips

There are many great reasons to live in California. There’s also one huge drawback. In exchange for easy access to beaches and year-round wonderful weather, you always have to be prepared for an earthquake. The good news is that most of the earthquakes California experiences are really small, little more than slight tremors that give […]

Understanding California’s Cruz Waiver

Understanding California’s Cruz Waiver

California has something most residents probably aren’t familiar with. It’s called a Cruz Waiver. Cruz waivers are interesting. They are set up for defendants who are ready and willing to plead guilty to whatever charges they’re facing, but who aren’t yet ready to face the actual repercussions of the guilty plea. To put it another […]

Understanding Weapon Charges in California

Understanding Weapon Charges in California

Many of the cases that wind their way through the California court system involve weapon charges. While the Constitution gives everyone the right to bear arms, state (and some Federal) laws exist that limit what you can and can’t do with those weapons. If you fail to follow any one of those laws, you could […]

Dangers of Sharing Prescription Medications

Dangers of Sharing Prescription Medications

When you hear that someone is suffering from a health problem, especially pain, it’s so easy to reach into your medicine cabinet and pull out whatever prescription you have on hand that you think will help them feel better. The reality is that unless you’re passing out over-the-counter medications, you should squash your urge and […]