What Are the Laws on Marijuana in California?

By michelle

It seems like just yesterday that the usage of marijuana was illegal here in California. However, Californians voted to make marijuana usage legal in the state back in 2016, and the recreational use of marijuana became legal January 1 st, 2018. This change allowed a whole lot of people to use marijuana without having to…

What Is California’s Drunk in Public Law?

By michelle

When people go out to have a good time or celebrate a holiday, they need to be on their best behavior. This is especially true when they are drinking alcohol. If they aren’t careful, they could get into trouble with the law, which is something nobody wants. Normally this isn’t a problem, but it can…

What Are Mandatory Reporting Laws?

By michelle

Child abuse is a very serious offense that most people do not ignore. As soon as it is discovered that someone has hurt or abused a child, the authorities will be alerted. Then the accused person will be arrested and face criminal charges. More on that can be found here. Hurting a child is cruel…

What Are California’s Laws on Fighting in Public?

By michelle

For the most part, people are able to go about their day without much confrontation. In most instances, people would rather things go smoothly than get into a fight. Unfortunately, there are still times when fights will arise. Often times, they occur because one, or both, of the parties involved is not in their usual…

What Are California’s Child Abuse Laws?

By michelle

Parenting a child isn’t an easy undertaking and isn’t something that should be stepped into lightly. Sometimes kids misbehave and need to be punished in order to learn that what they did was wrong. However, how a child is punished could get a parent into legal trouble. Most forms of corporal punishment are highly frowned…

Standing Your Ground While Defending your Home in California

By michelle

California, as well as several other states, have what are referred to as “stand-your-ground-laws.” The purpose of these laws is to allow you to use deadly force when placed in a situation where you need to defend yourself. One of the most famous cases where stand-your-ground laws were a factor in getting someone off a…

What Counts as Indecent Exposure?

By crystal

There are a lot of things out there that a majority of the population just don’t want to see. For most people, this list includes other people’s genitals. This is why most states, including California, have laws against a person exposing their private parts to others. This law is often referred to as indecent exposure.…

Remember to Slow Down in School Zones

By crystal

Every driver knows that speed limits can vary from place. After all, a person wouldn’t expect to be able to drive freeway speeds through a residential neighborhood. These differences exist for safety reasons. It wouldn’t be safe for the driver, or pedestrians to fly down a residential street at those speeds. By reducing speeds, a…

How Eggs Can Get a Person into Trouble

By crystal

Somewhere back in history, thousands of years ago, humans decided to start eating eggs. They have been enjoyed worldwide ever since. The food has become such a breakfast staple, that it can be found in pretty much every refrigerator in America. Due to this fact, most people have easy access to the little morsels. When…

No Parent Wants Their Child to Runaway

By spiralmode

Any parent will admit that their relationship with their child can change on a day to day basis sometimes. There are times where everyone is getting along perfectly, and then there are times where arguments are more common than kind words. Thankfully, no matter what happens, even after the worst fights, there is still plenty…