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No one wants to be arrested. For many, resisting arrest is almost a knee-jerk reaction. The problem with the reaction is that it can make any legal issues you’re already dealing with much worse. California’s Penal Code 148 PC deals with the issue of resisting arrest....

Everyone always talks about how horrible drunk driving is, but far less is mentioned about the dangers and repercussions of distracted driving, which is as dangerous and even more common than drunk driving. Distracted driving in California isn’t a new thing. For as long as people...

There are a lot of different types of traffic citations you can be issued in California, but there are some citations that are seldom given and some that happen all the time. When you look at the types of traffic citations California’s police officers issue,...

Social media has created some questions many people never really thought to ask before. One example of this has to do with pictures of minors. While pictures of minors are posted all the time on various social media channels, some people can’t help wondering about the...

According to the Legal Information Institute, embezzlement is the, “fraudulent taking of personal property by someone to whom it was entrusted. Most often associated with the misappropriation of money. Embezzlement can occur regardless of whether the defendant keeps the personal property or transfers it to...

No one really talks about the negative impact of sitting in a jail cell has on your health. High Risk Of Infections The biggest health risk connected to being incarcerated is that it doesn’t take long for even a minor flu or cold bug to work its...

If you think that burglary and robbery are the same thing, you’re not alone. Most of us have the same assumption, but when it comes to the law, they are two different types of crimes. One of the biggest distinctions between the two is that burglary...

It’s strange how quickly the tables can turn. You go through most of your life with your parents taking care of you and then one day you turn around and discover that they are no longer able to care for themselves and desperately need you...

Your driver’s license not only proves that you’re legally allowed to drive in California, but it also serves as your main source of identification. It’s important that all the information that appears on your driver’s license is current. You should already know that you’re not allowed...

It’s strange that more time isn’t dedicated to talking about California’s wrongful termination laws. Considering that the vast majority of California’s adult population is employed by someone other than themselves, there is a chance that a large portion of California’s population could potentially be the...

In California, your driver’s license expires every eight years unless you’re 66 or older. If you’ve passed your 66th birthday, your license will expire every 5 years. The day it is set to expire will always be on your birthday. The California DMV is supposed to...

It’s such an easy thing to do. You hit the little switch on the side of your steering wheel, which activates your blinker light so that all the other drivers on the road understand that you’re about to make a turn. Even though using your...

In some situations, when you’re convicted of a felony, a judge might decide that instead of spending time in prison, you can stay home and be placed on what is referred to as felony probation. While there are always exceptions, felony probation in lieu of...

When the average person thinks about criminals, they assume that the jails are full of violent people. It’s easy to think that these people should be off the street. The truth is that a vast majority of the people who make their way through California’s legal...