Yearly Archives: 2022

Staying Safe While Enjoying Dorm Life

Staying Safe While Enjoying Dorm Life

One of the best things about finally going to college and moving into a dorm is that not only are you free of your parent’s strict rules but you’re also in the perfect place to meet people who will become lifelong friends. While there are many perks connected to living in a dorm, there are […]

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 […]

Mistakes to Avoid Following a Hit and Run Accident in California

Mistakes to Avoid Following a Hit and Run Accident in California

Hit and run accidents are extremely serious. There are several mistakes you should avoid making when it comes to a hit-and-run accident. Fleeing the Scene The biggest mistake you should avoid making is getting involved in a hit-and-run accident. Accidents happen. And while it’s perfectly natural to want to flee the scene and pretend the […]

Getting Caught with Counterfeit Items in California

Getting Caught with Counterfeit Items in California

Getting caught in possession of a counterfeit item in California isn’t a laughing matter. The counterfeit item is considered forgery and can be the reason you spend some time in jail. California lawmakers understand just how much trouble counterfeit items are to the state’s economy. The more counterfeit items there are in circulation, the more […]

Deliberately Damaging a Vehicle in California

Deliberately Damaging a Vehicle in California

In her song, Before He Cheats, Carrie Underwood decided to teach her cheating lover a lesson by destroying his beloved truck. Underwood’s song ends before the consequences of her actions catch up to her. If the song were real life, her actions would have landed her in hot legal water. She would likely have spent […]

Providing False Credit Card Information

Providing False Credit Card Information

There are times when we could all use a little extra money. Adding an additional line of credit to our lives seems like a good way to get it. The problem is that if you’re already overstretched, the credit card companies will likely reject your application. This can prompt some of us to consider providing […]

Degrees of Arson Charges in California

Degrees of Arson Charges in California

Some states have different degrees of arson charges. The charges are the same as murder charges, with 3rd-degree arson being the least severe charge and first-degree arson carrying the biggest sentence. Things are different in California where there aren’t any varying degrees of arson charges. Instead of separating arson into three different degrees, at some […]

Castle Doctrine in California

Castle Doctrine in California

Your home is the place where you should always feel safe, which is why crimes that include home invasions are so horrible. Lately, home invasions, the right to protect your home, and something California lawmakers refer to as Castle Doctrine have been getting a great deal of media attention. The reason these topics have been […]

What is Misappropriation of Public Funds

What is Misappropriation of Public Funds

People who enter into public office are expected to follow specific rules, especially when it comes to any money they handle that’s connected to their office. The failure to handle the money correctly is a direct violation of California’s Penal Code 424 PC. California’s Penal Code 424 PC specifically deals with misappropriation, which is the […]

Deprivation of Child Custody or Visitation in California

Deprivation of Child Custody or Visitation in California

Once a family has entered into a formal child custody agreement that includes visitation rights, the court system expects both parents to not only adhere to the agreement, but to promptly let one another (and in some cases, the court) know if something happens, such as sickness or an emergency, that could disrupt things. Failing […]