February 2022

If you’ve never heard of a wet reckless charge in California, you’re not alone. Very few people are aware of them. Most of the people who do know about wet reckless driving offenses are lawyers who specialize in DUI cases. What Is A Wet Reckless Driving...

Pets are supposed to bring peace and joy to our lives. The problem is that the same pet that you love with all of your heart can also trigger a major dispute between you and your neighbors. The most common issues behind neighbor animal disputes...

There is a knock on your door. You stand beside the door for several seconds torn between the urge to open it and find out who is on the other side and a genuine concern that opening the door could jeopardize your safety. Knocks In The...

The Legal Dictionary describes aiding and abetting as: “a person’s action to help, support or approve of someone else’s illegal act. Aiding and abetting is a crime in itself, held against those who would somehow assist a criminal – short of physically contributing to the...

One of the horrible things some people use to get back at their former lovers after a break-up is distributing explicit digital content (videos/pictures) without the other person’s consent. Because this is usually done for malicious purposes, people have started calling this act revenge porn...

Mistakes happen. Witnesses start to second guess what they’ve seen. Memories dim. Stress causes people to make mistakes. Investigators word things in a way that the person who is being questioned doesn’t actually understand what is being said. These things happen all the time and...

During the opioid crises in the ‘90s, it wasn’t uncommon to hear about someone getting arrested on prescription drug charges after what seemed like a routine traffic stop. In many of these cases, it was never made entirely clear how the police learned about the...

Resisting arrest is one of those strange charges that people often think is unfair, in large part because it’s a discretionary charge that can make the police appear inconsistent. What Is Resisting Arrest? If you think that bolting and running when the police pull out the handcuffs...

Romance scams are a major problem. According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) during 2018, 21,000 people were victims of romance scams and this scam cost the victims a collective $143 million. That was just a single 12-month time span. Those numbers managed to quadruple...

If you’ve been charged with assault with a deadly weapon in California, it means the police believe that you not only attacked another person, but you used a weapon that’s capable of deadly force while you did so. Many people assume that this means that...

One of the things many domestic abuse victims say is that they never thought that it could happen to them. Another comment is that they simply didn’t recognize the early warning signs. The truth of the matter is that many people don’t know that most relationships...

Few of us will forget the debate about the mail-in ballots and absentee voting that took place in the months leading up to the 2020 election. It’s a topic that will likely come up again as the 2024 election draws nearer. Starting this year, registered California...