When you stand accused of causing another person’s death in California, you will face homicide charges. However, not all homicide cases are alike, so it’s
You decided to get behind the wheel of a vehicle after drinking, and now you are facing the consequences of your first-time DUI offense. Like
Some criminal defendants must provide a deposit, called bail, to ensure that defendants report to any scheduled court appearances. Bail is not a fine or
Penal Code 488 is the California statute that defines petty theft, making it a criminal act to steal $950 or less of property or services.
In California, the law defines parental kidnapping as a crime that can have severe repercussions. Parental child abduction occurs when a parent or other family
A panel from California’s Committee on the Revision of the Penal Code has submitted 10 recommendations for revising the state’s criminal laws. What might this mean for those involved in traffic, drug, and other nonviolent offenses?
Residents in California had several distractions in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic, wildfires, and the United States presidential election only name a few of them. As
A California man is facing over $15,000 in fines after siphoning water from his subdivision’s reserve tank for an illegal marijuana garden. The 19-year-old was growing around 100 plants outdoors near Yosemite Lakes Park, a golf course community in Madera County. He ran more than 1,000 feet of hose from the community’s water
Politicians and voters in California already have their eyes on 2016—not for the Presidential race, but for the bid to get marijuana legalized for recreational use in California. Although California does not specifically have any marijuana reform legislation coming up—Assembly Bill 2312 that would have taxed and regulated marijuana statewide died at the end of
A new study indicates that the number of fatal accidents on the road is not affected by whether or not marijuana is legal. The study evaluated fatal accidents from 1992 through 2009. During that time period, 12 states legalized marijuana use. During the time period studied, researches say that accidents increased more rapidly in just