What Is Money Laundering and Why Is It Illegal?

By michelle

E veryone is aware of the obvious fact that committing crimes is illegal. What can often get people into trouble is not knowing which acts are considered illegal in the first place. This leads to people doing something they thought was okay and then winding up in trouble with the law. For instance, people are…

Can Marijuana Legally Be Smoked in Public?

By michelle

B Back in 2016, Californian voters chose to approve the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana. The law went into effect at the start of 2018, and so for the last two years, people have been able to enjoy marijuana recreationally. However, even though marijuana usage has been legal for 2 years, there is…

What Are Traffic Offenses?

By michelle

D riving is a privilege, not a right, and as such, a driver needs to be responsible behind the wheel. One simple mistake while driving is all it takes to completely change someone’s life forever. If a driver is not careful, they could be pulled over and ticketed for a traffic offense. Traffic offenses are…

What Is Disorderly Conduct?

By michelle

W hen it comes to laws, there are plenty of terms that people hear regularly. Despite that, some of the terms are a bit unclear for people. Take for instance disorderly conduct. What exactly does that term mean? What counts as disorderly conduct? Disorderly conduct is a broad term that covers a variety of different…

Strange Laws from the California

By michelle

When people think about laws, they often think about sensible rules that make sense. However, it is important to remember that laws are made by people, and this means that some real nonsense can be made into actual laws that govern the people. This is true of every country, state, and city. California is no…

Illegal Fireworks within California

By michelle

T he Fourth of July is coming up, and it’s an exciting time to let your American spirit fly. It feels like just yesterday we were talking about Valentine’s Day and recommending great date ideas. Now we’re here gearing up to get as patriotic a possible. What better way to enjoy being an American than…

Laws to Know Before You Fly Your Drone

By michelle

A s the weather warms up and gets nicer, and people are beginning to venture outside once again, they are looking for something to do. One thing that is a lot of fun, and doesn’t create or need a crowd of people is flying a drone. Drones give people a bird’s eye view of the…

Can Helping Someone Get You Into Trouble?

By michelle

W hen it comes to friends and family, most people will do whatever they can to help out their loved ones. If someone that they care about is in trouble, they will not rest until they have helped get their loved one out of trouble. This is how a family is supposed to work in…

Is Blackmailing Illegal in California?

By michelle

S omething that people are pretty familiar with, hopefully through television and movies, not from real-life experience, is blackmail. The trope of someone finding some secret of another person and then using it to get the victim to do whatever they say shows up a lot in fiction. Unfortunately, it is present in the real…

What Happens if You Wrongfully Park in a Handicapped Spot?

By michelle

Having a disability can make tasks that most people take for granted difficult to complete. To make things easier for people with disabilities, several laws and practices have been adopted here in California, and the rest of the nation at large. This includes things such as automatic doors, ramps instead of steps, and even specialized…