California’s Search and Seizure Laws

California’s Search and Seizure Laws

California lawmakers believe that the common citizen should be as protected from the police as possible. The creation of search and seizure laws is one of the steps lawmakers have taken to make sure that your Fourth Amendment rights are protected. Not only are the search and seizure laws designed to prevent the police from […]

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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 […]

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The Truth About Parking Lot Safety

The Truth About Parking Lot Safety

We take parking lots for granted. We treat them like a casual place to leave our car while we run into a nearby building.  We’re usually so focused on either getting to the store/office/school/government building or getting into our vehicle to go home, that we seldom stop and think about how dangerous parking lots really […]

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Are you Being Stalked?

Are you Being Stalked?

Stalking is a major problem in the United States. Every single year there are about 6 million people who find themselves in a position of having to report stalking-related incidents.  While most stalking victims are women, that’s not always the case. Each year men, who often assume that they don’t have to worry about stalkers, […]

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Using Stolen Credit and Debit Cards in California

Using Stolen Credit and Debit Cards in California

Unless you have the card owner’s permission, it’s illegal to use a credit or debit card that doesn’t belong to you. It doesn’t matter if you found the card lying in the middle of a parking lot, have the card that belongs to someone who has recently passed away, or once had permission to use […]

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How Serious is Road Rage

How Serious is Road Rage

The first time the term “road rage” was officially used was during the 80s when a team of broadcasters decided the term perfectly summed up the cause of a highway shooting. Since that broadcast, road rage has become a regular part of our working vocabulary. At the same time, it has become a serious problem […]

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Things You Should Know About Receiving Stolen Property in California

Things You Should Know About Receiving Stolen Property in California

Don’t assume that just because you didn’t actively participate in a burglary that the items taken during the burglary won’t get you into trouble. They likely will. It doesn’t really matter if you hold stolen items in your garage while your friend finds a fence, if you’re gifted a stolen television, or if you purchase […]

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Obstruction of Justice Laws in California

Obstruction of Justice Laws in California

A surprising number of people think that obstruction of justice is something the writers of procedural shows made up in order to correct plot holes. While it’s true, obstruction of justice is an overused plot device, it is also a real thing. If you live in California, there are a few things you should know […]

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