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Does California Have For-Profit Prisons?

Does California Have For-Profit Prisons?

Most assume that all prisons are government funded. While many are, there are also for-profit or private prisons, scattered throughout the United States. The main benefit of for-profit prisons is that they provide some relief to taxpayers. They also help generate additional jobs, especially in the for-profit prisons that operate in rural areas where jobs […]

Attempted Crimes in California

Attempted Crimes in California

Most of us assume that a crime is a crime so hearing that California has a law, Penal Code 664 PC, that deals with the topic of attempted crimes is a bit confusing. Basically, what this law does is make it illegal to attempt a crime. The idea is that since you were all set […]

Bringing Gifts to Prison

Bringing Gifts to Prison

Just because a loved one has been sent to prison, it doesn’t mean you stop caring for them. When someone has been arrested many people feel that in addition to visits, the best way to let their loved one know that they’re still important is by sending gifts and other surprises. While it’s easy to […]

What Happens If Your Car Fails a California Inspection

What Happens If Your Car Fails a California Inspection

You aren’t allowed to own and operate any old junker on California’s public roads. The state fully expects you to keep your car in good repair and to make sure it’s not releasing any more air pollution than necessary. California can enforce this code by insisting that all registered vehicles routinely go through a vehicle […]

Escaping From Custody In California

Escaping From Custody In California

It doesn’t matter if you’ve already been convicted of a crime or simply been arrested but not formally charged, you’re not allowed to escape police custody. Doing so will only make your situation even worse. Attempting to escape from custody is a direct violation of California Penal Code 4532 PC. The way the law is […]

What Is A Civil Compromise?

What Is A Civil Compromise?

In some situations, you may be able to use civil compromise to get criminal charges dropped. The way civil compromise works is that in exchange for you fully compensating the victims of a crime you were involved with, the charges are dropped. This allows you to walk away from the situation without a criminal record. […]

Tailgating in California

Tailgating in California

There are two types of tailgating in California. The fun kind involves loading up your pickup, gathering a bunch of friends and feasting in the parking lot while you prepare for a big football game. That kind of tailgating is fun and legal. It’s also not the type of tailgating this article explores. The type […]

How Many DUIs Can You Get Before Losing Your License?

How Many DUIs Can You Get Before Losing Your License?

It’s no secret that if you’re caught driving while under the influence of an illegal amount of drugs or alcohol in California, you’ll not only be arrested and fined, but you’ll also be convicted of a misdemeanor and have your driver’s license suspended. In most cases, the hassle of losing your driver’s license and finding […]

How To Report A Missing Person

How To Report A Missing Person

There is nothing funny about having a friend or family member fail to be where you expect them to be. The problem becomes even worse when you are unable to contact them via a cell phone call. Many people who are in this situation mistakenly believe that their loved one must be missing for a […]

How To Clear Your Criminal Record

How To Clear Your Criminal Record

Having a criminal record adversely impacts your life. Depending on the severity of the convictions, your criminal record can make it difficult for you to find housing, establish relationships and secure some jobs. The fact that you’re living in the technological age where anyone with internet access has the ability to locate your criminal history […]

Do You Have To Get Your Dog Or Cat Sterilized In California?

Do You Have To Get Your Dog Or Cat Sterilized In California?

For many of us, our dogs/cats are an important part of our family. We can’t imagine life without them. What you might not know is that if own a dog or cat in California, there are some spay/neuter rules you should be aware of. At some point, California lawmakers, many of whom are pet lovers […]

Is A Public Defender The Right Choice For You?

Is A Public Defender The Right Choice For You?

One of the great things about the way our justice system is set up is that everyone is entitled to legal representation. That means that no matter what your financial situation is, you don’t have to worry about navigating the criminal charges that have been filed against you by yourself. If you can afford a […]

What Happens If You’re Summoned To Appear As A Witness In A Trial?

What Happens If You’re Summoned To Appear As A Witness In A Trial?

It doesn’t matter if the prosecution or the defense thinks you’re a valuable witness, the process is the same for both sides. The first thing they will do is officially summon you to appear. This is done through a formal process in which a court representative hands you the information about how you’re required to […]

The Benefits Of Hiring A Good Criminal Defense Attorney

The Benefits Of Hiring A Good Criminal Defense Attorney

One of the biggest decisions you have to make after you’ve been charged with a crime is deciding if you should hire a private criminal defense attorney or if you should take advantage of a public defender. The correct answer is going to vary from one person to another. That being said, there are several […]

What Police Look For When Searching For Drunk Drivers In CA

What Police Look For When Searching For Drunk Drivers In CA

Most of us have been there at least once in our lives. Even though we were perfectly sober at the time, the police pulled us over for a seemingly silly reason. The reason the police do this is that they have been trained to recognize these relatively minor driving issues as signs that the driver […]