Things Don’t Always Go According To Plan

Things Don’t Always Go According To Your Plans

Plan as we might, we never truly know where we are going to be a few days from now. You could be planning a nice summer trip, and if everything goes right, you will end up exactly where you wanted to be. However, something could go terribly wrong, and suddenly your trip is canceled. That […]

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What to Do When You Get a Call Requesting Help with Bail

What to Do When You Get a Call Requesting Help with Bail

It’s a call that no one expects. They always seem to come in the middle of the night. The phone rings, you answer it, and someone you love tells you that they’ve been arrested. The statement is usually followed by a request for help with bail. When you find yourself on the receiving end of […]

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Understanding California’s Labor Laws and How They Impact your Paycheck

Understanding California’s Labor Laws and How They Impact your Paycheck

It doesn’t matter if you’re an employee or an employer, it’s important to understand California’s labor laws. The problem most people encounter is that the state hasn’t gone out of its way to break these laws down in a way that is easily researched or understood. Minimum Wage California is a bit peculiar because instead […]

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The Purpose of California’s Bail Process

The Purpose of California’s Bail Process

Bail is a kind of strange thing. Since you use it to secure your release from jail while your case winds its way through California’s slow and lengthy legal process, bail can be looked at as the price of your freedom. However, since you’re still required to make all official court appearances and could face […]

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Health Worries While in Jail

Health Worries While in Jail

Health concerns have always been a huge problem for anyone who suffers from bad health and has been arrested. The COVID-19 pandemic has made the situation worse. Being in jail makes social distancing nearly impossible. The high infection rate of the virus increases the odds of you picking it up while you’re in jail. The […]

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Understanding a Motion to Suppress Evidence

Understanding a Motion to Suppress Evidence

Lawyers talk fast and much of what they are saying is often confusing. That’s fine when you’re watching a legal drama on television, but when you’re directly involved in the case, you want to know exactly what your lawyer is talking about and how it impacts your upcoming trial.  One of the phrases that is […]

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Decoding the Difference Between Restraining Order's

Decoding the Difference Between Restraining Order’s

Feeling threatened and worrying about your physical/mental safety is an incredibly frightening and stressful situation. The one bright spot is that California’s lawmakers fully understand just how much danger you are in. Laws and protective orders are in place, each one is designed to keep you safe. When you go to the police because you’re […]

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