Selling Alcohol During Times When Sales are Prohibited

Selling Alcohol During Times When Sales are Prohibited

Business owners aren’t allowed to sell alcohol whenever they want. California lawmakers sat down and decided that between the hours of 2 am and 6 am there won’t be any alcohol sales in the state. Business owners who decide to sell liquor during those times face serious consequences if they’re caught. When you read through Business […]

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Having Counterfeit Money in California

Having Counterfeit Money in California

Life is expensive and there never seems to be enough money to cover everything. While the majority of us simply struggle to get by, there are some who take a different approach to the financial crunch. They make their own.  Many people would be surprised by how much counterfeit money is floating around the world. […]

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What is an Accessory to Murder?

What is an Accessory to Murder?

Accessory to murder is a term that often comes up in murder cases. It’s also one that many people don’t fully understand. If a person is an accessory to murder it means that there is evidence that while they didn’t actually murder another person, either before or after the incident, they helped the person who […]

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The Second Time You’re Charged with Auto Theft in California

The Second Time You’re Charged with Auto Theft in California

The law is quite clear. You’re not allowed to drive another person’s vehicle unless you have their permission. Taking another person’s car is auto theft. If you’re caught, you’ll be charged with one of the following offenses: • Grand Theft Auto • Receiving stolen goods  • Joyriding   The first time you’re charged and convicted […]

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Home Burglary in California

Home Burglary in California

California lawmakers created Penal Code 459 to address the issue of home burglary in the state. When you read through the law, you’ll notice an interesting detail. It states that a burglary occurs when a person enters a home with the express purpose of committing a felony or stealing something. That implies that you should […]

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Could the Three Strike Law Change?

California’s three-strikes law has been around for a long time. Since its inception, the law has been hotly contested.  Fans of the three-strike law point out that it’s an excellent way to keep dangerous criminals off the streets. The same experts are also quick to point out that the individuals who run afoul of the three […]

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How the Press Will Handle California Protests in 2022

How the Press Will Handle California Protests in 2022

One of the concerns many people have recently voiced is that there have been instances of the police making it difficult for members of the press to cover protests. The issue has been hotly debated in California, a debate that led to the creation of the SB98 Bill. It’s easy to understand the press’s frustration […]

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Smoking in Your Car

Smoking in Your Car

Strictly speaking, you’re not prohibited from smoking cigarettes or vaping tobacco in your car. That doesn’t mean it’s a great idea.  The biggest issue connected to smoking while driving is the risk of you having a distracted moment. Even though it probably only takes you a split second to light your cigarette, that’s a second […]

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Using or Brandishing an Imitation Firearm

Using or Brandishing an Imitation Firearm

It’s no secret that no matter what crime you’re charged with, things will always go from bad to worse if you bring a weapon onto the scene. The consequences of having a weapon are so bad, that many criminals have fallen into the habit of not carrying any real firearms or knives while engaged in […]

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