Understanding the Ins and Outs of Stealing Cars in California

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A recent incident that involved two police officers, one dressed as Santa and the other as his elf, has everyone in California thinking about the ins and outs of stealing cars. The Santa episode took place in Riverside where local police were dressed as Christmas staples in an effort to go undercover and catch shoplifters. In this situation, […]

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Being Drunk While in Public in California

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Everyone knows that they can get into serious trouble when it comes to drinking and driving in California, but what some don’t realize is that even if you decide to walk home after a night of heavy drinking you can still get into trouble with the law. If the police take an interest in you […]

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What Happens if your Home is Condemned in California

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No one wants to find out that their property has been condemned. When a property is condemned, it doesn’t automatically mean that the house (or the other structures on the property) will be torn down. It simply means that the government has stepped I and assumed ownership of the property. This is done with the […]

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False Accusations in California

Being falsely accused of a crime is many people’s biggest fears. The chances of false accusations increase when relationships end. Too often, one person feels betrayed or hurt and decides that the best way to get back at their former lover is lying about criminal activity or abuse. In many situations, these types of cases […]

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Can You Leave the Scene of an Accident

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You’ve just been involved in an accident. As far as you can tell, it’s not a big deal. You barely bumped the other car’s back bumper. There can’t possibly be any damage to their car so surely it’s perfectly acceptable for you to simply drive around their car and get on with your day. Wrong. […]

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

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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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Should You Get Bailed Out or Stay in Jail

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Finding yourself on the wrong side of the law and sitting in a cold jail cell is terrifying. Equally terrifying is learning how much bail money you have to come up with before you’re released. Once the amount of your bail is determined, you have to decide if you want to figure out where you’re […]

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