Protecting your rights starts from the first time you speak with a police officer, which is why it’s important to remain silent when you’re being placed under arrest.
A shocking number of people are arrested at airports every year. That’s not only because they are major hubs for transporting illegal items and filled with tons of law enforcement personnel, but also because airports are subject to a complex tangle of federal and state laws. If you have been arrested at an airport in […]
Whether moving to California from another state or just visiting, it’s important to know that there are some things you simply can’t take with you into the Golden State. These things include certain types of pets, foods and weapons. While these items may be legal in the U.S. in general, the fact that they are […]
False news, scam emails, fake bomb threats, April Fool’s Day pranks, swatting attacks and conspiracy theories tend to have one thing in common -they all start with a lie. While lying isn’t explicitly illegal, it can be if it puts someone at risk of harm. In fact, the most famous example of why free speech […]
For non-citizens, criminal charges carry additional stress because the defendant will often stress about whether or not a conviction will affect his or her immigration status. In fact, the first question non-citizens typically ask their DUI attorney is “will this subject me to deportation?” The good news is that generally, a simple drunk driving conviction […]
Secret recordings are usually illegal to make, but they still can be introduced as evidence in a criminal court room if they are relevant to the matter at hand.
Danny McBride is known for making over-the-top characters that are incredibly flawed and yet still somehow sympathetic. He’s also well versed at showing how easy it is for one crime to escalate into more and more major criminal acts, particularly in his new show, The Righteous Gemstones. Here are some of the many, many crimes […]
While most people understand that a felony is worse than a misdemeanor, they don’t understand what exactly is the difference between the two -an many people aren’t even aware of what an infraction is at all. Ultimately, the differences come down to the severity of the charges as well as the potential penalties. Misdemeanors Versus […]
While assault and battery are two of the most common crimes in America, there is still a lot of confusion about what makes these two crimes unique from one another. In fact, while they are often charged together and many people use them interchangeably in conversation, the two crimes are, in fact, very distinct. When […]
We cover a wide variety of crimes here, but while we want to provide a resource for as many people as possible who have been charged with a crime, there’s no denying that certain crimes are committed much more regularly than others. Here is a list of the most common types of crimes in California, […]