What Are Your Legal Rights in a Foreclosure on a Rental Property?

What Are Your Legal Rights in a Foreclosure on a Rental Property?

When you rent an apartment or home, you assume that as long as you pay your rent on time, you don’t have to worry about not having a place to live. The problem is that things don’t always work out the way they should. One of the problems many people have discovered is that while […]

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5 Things You Can Do to Save Gas While Driving

5 Things You Can Do to Save Gas While Driving

Gas prices have hit historical highs and it doesn’t seem like we’re going to get much relief this summer. While there isn’t anything you can do that will lower the cost per gallon, you can alter your driving habits so that you get the maximum amount of mileage from each gallon you put into your […]

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What Happens if You’re a Convicted Felon who is Caught With Ammunition

What Happens if You’re a Convicted Felon who is Caught With Ammunition

The right to bear arms in California comes with certain stipulations in California. Some people who live in the state who simply aren’t allowed to own firearms. The group of people who aren’t allowed to have any firearms in their possession includes: • Individuals with a history of narcotics addiction • Convicted felons • Individuals […]

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Carjacking in California

Carjacking Laws in California

If you think that carjacking and auto theft are the same thing, you’re not alone. While both crimes do involve taking a car without permission, carjacking is the more serious offense. The key difference between a carjacking and a plain auto theft is that when someone engages in a carjacking, they use the threat of […]

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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 […]

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What Happens If I Get a School Zone Speeding Ticket?

What Happens If I Get a School Zone Speeding Ticket?

When it comes to the safety of school children, California’s lawmakers aren’t messing around. They expect every single driver to know when they are in a school zone and to drive with even more care. If you’re caught speeding in a school zone, you should expect that the patrol officer who pulls you over will […]

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Are DUI Checkpoints Legal in California?

Are DUI Checkpoints Legal in California?

No one likes DUI checkpoints. Not only do they make many of us nervous, even when we haven’t been drinking. There’s just something about getting caught in a checkpoint and seeing a police officer walking towards us that tends to activate a guilt complex, they also drastically extend the length of time it takes you […]

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Penalties for Illegal Street Racing in CA

Penalties for Illegal Street Racing in CA

Yes, the Fast and the Furious movie franchise made street racing look like a great way of generating some excitement on a Friday night, but before you gather a group of your friend together to see who can drive the fastest, you should know that street racing, drag racing, and other vehicular speed contests aren’t […]

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Providing False Evidence in California

Providing False Evidence in California

The California justice system depends on the idea that everyone who is involved in a case behaves with complete honesty. The problem with this system is that some humans are quite willing to lie to police officers, other witnesses, juries, and lawyers. Providing false evidence on a case is a perfect example of how people […]

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Illegally Carrying a Loaded Firearm in California

Illegally Carrying a Loaded Firearm in California

Just because you’re legally allowed to own a firearm in California, it doesn’t mean you have an instant right to do whatever you want with it. For example, while you’re allowed to own a firearm and even carry it with you if that same firearm is loaded, you could find yourself in serious legal trouble. […]

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