Monthly Archives: January 2022

What is Aggravated Battery in California?

The Legal Consequences of Public Fighting

Aggravated battery is a term that’s often thrown around in legal circles that many of us don’t fully understand. According to California law, aggravated battery is a crime that’s committed when your actions cause another to suffer a serious injury. Examples of this include: Deliberately tripping the victim and when they hit the ground, they […]

Vaping in California

What Is That Sweet Smelling Cloud Floating Your Way?

Over the past ten or fifteen years, vaping has become extremely popular. There are several reasons for this, including the idea that vaping is cleaner, cheaper, and might be a little safer than smoking. The fact that you can get vapes in interesting flavors that simply aren’t possible with traditional cigarettes is another reason so […]

Brake Checking in California

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“Brake check” is a term that refers to the act of someone slamming hard on their brakes while they’re driving in front of another driver, forcing the other driver to either slam on their own brakes or swerve out of the way. It’s often done because the driver of the lead vehicle feels the second […]

Writing Bad Checks in California

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We’ve all had a situation where we didn’t have as much money in our accounts as we thought we did. This can result in a bounced check. As soon as we find out about our mistake we contact the people/business and banks involved in the issue and try to resolve the matter as quickly as […]

Brass Knuckle Possession in California

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Brass knuckles are designed to be worn over your hand/fingers. While some people claim to wear brass knuckles for decorative purposes, the real reason brass knuckle are worn is to increase the force of a punch. In addition to maximizing the wearer’s punch force, the brass knuckles also help protect their hands from sustaining injuries […]

Compounding a Crime in California

Is It A Crime To Witness One & Not Report It?

In California, compounding a crime is something that happens when money (or favors) is offered in exchange for helping hide/disguise evidence of a crime. This could be bribery, paying someone to lie when questioned by the police, or convincing someone to dispose of evidence. As the name suggests, if you’re caught compounding a crime, your […]

Look for Mail-in Ballots This Fall

Is Your Mail Safe?

Few of us will forget the debate about the mail-in ballots and absentee voting that took place in the months leading up to the 2020 election. It’s a topic that will likely come up again as the 2024 election draws nearer. Starting this year, registered California voterswill receive a mail-in ballot leading up to any […]

Say No to Wage Theft

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When most of us think about theft and money, we think about pickpockets, muggers, credit card scams, and bank robbers. Few of us think about employers, mostly because that’s who is supposed to be giving us the money we live on. Yet, studies indicate that wage theft is a massive problem, one that is likely […]

Considering a Fake Covid-19 Vaccination Card? Think Again

Everyone has an opinion about the COVID-19 vaccination options. Some people have opted to ignore the entire debate and simply purchase a fake Covid-19 vaccination card. This card “proves” that you were vaccinated against the virus and will therefore be granted admittance to places that only allow vaccinated individuals. If you’re considering purchasing a fake […]

Mug Shots Decorating Social Media Feeds? Not Anymore!

Law enforcement agencies throughout the United States have discovered the importance of social media marketing. It’s a great way to stay in touch with the communities they trust, to gain some extra funding, and even get some important leads on open cases. Posting mug shots on social media sites is one of the things some […]