Driving on a Suspended California Driver’s License

Driving on a Suspended California Driver’s License

While you might consider driving to be a necessity, you need to understand that the state of California doesn’t agree with you. As far as they are concerned, driving is a privilege. To continue driving, you have to follow specific rules, if you don’t adhere to the rules, the state will suspend your driver’s license. […]

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Safety Tips for College Students

Safety Tips for College Students

It’s the time of year when many young adults are preparing for their first semester of college. In most cases, this is the first time they have lived without the supervision and guidance of their parents. One of the things collegebound students should already be reviewing is how they can make sure that they have […]

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Are the Police Allowed to Commandeer Your Car?

Are the Police Allowed to Commandeer Your Car?

Police commandeering someone’s vehicle is something that happens all the time in action movies and police procedurals, but what about in the real world. Are police really allowed to commandeer your car the way they do in movies? The simple answer is yes. The police are allowed to commandeer your vehicle, but it’s not as […]

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Transporting Prescription Drugs

Transporting Prescription Drugs

During the opioid crises in the ‘90s, it wasn’t uncommon to hear about someone getting arrested on prescription drug charges after what seemed like a routine traffic stop. In many of these cases, it was never made entirely clear how the police learned about the driver’s issues with the prescription drugs. At the time, many […]

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Is Drug Possession a California Felony?

Is Drug Possession a California Felony?

It might surprise you to learn that the bulk of the drug possession charges that make their way through the California legal system are actually misdemeanors.  For the most part, the type and amount of drug a person is in possession of when they’re arrested determine whether they’re charged with misdemeanor or felony drug possession […]

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Getting Pulled Over in California

Getting Pulled Over in California

Before you leave your home, you should make a quick check and confirm that your driver’s license, registration, and proof of insurance are all in the vehicle with you. You want to make sure you have this documentation because as soon as you start your commute, there’s a chance you’ll be pulled over. Not having […]

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How to Respond When you’ve Been Charged and Arrested for a Felony

How to Respond When you’ve Been Charged and Arrested for a Felony

The biggest mistake many people make when they’ve been charged with a felony is that they lose their temper. Getting angry and shouting won’t help anything, in fact, it will likely make your situation worse and might even lead to additional charges. Here are a few things you should do if you’ve been charged and […]

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Getting Bailed Out of Jail on This Summer

Getting Bailed Out of Jail on This Summer

Summertime is supposed to be about having fun and celebrating life. The problem is that sometimes having fun sometimes crosses a legal line. Unfortunately, that line is sometimes hard to see and we don’t realize that we’ve crossed it until we find ourselves sitting in a jail cell. Don’t assume that just because you’ve been […]

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Safe Hiking Tips for California’s Trails

Safe Hiking Tips for California’s Trails

California has some of the most beautiful hiking trails in the world. The summertime provides you with the perfect excuse to hit those trails and enjoy some high-quality hikes. Before you do, make sure you take a few minutes to consider your safety. Be Realistic About Your Fitness Let’s face it. Most of us aren’t […]

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Drinking on California’s Beaches

Drinking on California’s Beaches

Summer is finally here. For many of us, that means long, lazy weekends and evenings at our favorite beaches. We can’t get enough sun, sand, and surf. The big question is, can you bring a cooler full of beer to your favorite California beach? The answer varies depending on which beach you’re going to. If […]

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