What is a Drive-By Shooting in California?

What is a Drive-By Shooting in California?

Drive-by shooting makes great action scenes in movies, but the reality is quite different. Drive-by shootings like the one that took place in Kern this summer are terrifying. They are unpredictable, deadly, and it’s not uncommon for innocent bystanders to be hurt or even killed. A single drive-by shooting can seriously change the tone of […]

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Legal Consequences of Rioting in California

Legal Consequences of Rioting in California

These days it seems like rioting is on everyone’s minds. Every single day it seems like someone has questions about why riots start, when a protest crosses the line and becomes a riot, how riots should be handled, and what the legal consequences of rioting are in California. What is a Riot It can sometimes […]

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How to Handle a Breach of Contract in California

How to Handle a Breach of Contract in California

Contracts are designed to protect both you and the person you’re doing business with. A good contract details the type of work you want to be done (or are doing,) when the job will be completed, and how payments will be handled. In most situations, the contract is honored and everyone walks away happy. The […]

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The Consequences of Obstructing a Police Investigation in California

The Consequences of Obstructing a Police Investigation in California

While many of us have heard the term, obstruction of justice, spoken, few of us know exactly what the phrase means or what the consequences of such a charge are. What is Obstruction of Justice The legal dictionary describes obstruction of justice as, “a criminal offense that involves interference, through words or actions, with the […]

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Do The Police Have to Read the Miranda Rights to Juvenile Suspects

Do The Police Have to Read the Miranda Rights to Juvenile Suspects

While the act of questioning and processing juveniles differs from adults, the actual arrest doesn’t differ for the two. It doesn’t matter if the police are dealing with an adult or a minor, the arresting officers must read the arrestee their Miranda Rights. What are the Miranda Rights Most people are familiar with the Miranda […]

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Driving on a Suspended License in California

Driving on a Suspended License in California

Several California drivers have found that they didn’t fully appreciate how much independence they enjoyed as a result of their driver’s license until the state suspended that license, making it impossible for the person to drive themselves. Why California Driver’s Licenses Are Suspended There are a variety of reasons your California driver’s license could be […]

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