Found a Lost Pet? Here’s What you Have to Do

By michelle

It happens all the time. A dog appears in your yard or you find a cat while your out on a walk. Even though the animal isn’t yours, you invite it into your home. At this point, you find yourself in the crossroads of an ethical decision. Do you keep the lost pet or do…

California’s Attitude Toward Vandalism

By michelle

V andalism is often an act of passion. Most of us are angry or hurt. We want to strike back at the person we believe treated us badly. We might choose to do this by smashing their mailbox, spray painting a crude message on the side of their house, or slashing their tires. Normally, we…

California’s Video Taping Laws

By michelle

T here was a time when no one worried about what would happen if they videotaped someone. Prior to cell phone cameras, it was nearly impossible for the average person to videotape someone without the person being taped knowing about it. Now that everyone has a video camera on their cell phone, many people have…

Legal Responsibilities of Witnessing a Crime in California

By michelle

A s you were walking your dog, you witnessed a hit and run. No one was hurt, but the fleeing car did do quite a bit of property damage. Suddenly you’re in the middle of a moral dilemma. Should you report the crime or should you pretend it didn’t happen and simply go home. While…

California’s Regulations Regarding Car Seats

By michelle

All parents know that infants should be contained in a car seat, however not all parents know what California’s laws are regarding car seats. Infants and Car Seats Any child that is two or under must be confined to a rear-facing car seat while they are in a vehicle. Failing to have your child properly…

Will the Police Cite me for Not Wearing a Mask When Shopping?

By michelle

Covid-19 has brought about many changes. One of the newest additions to our lives is the wearing of face masks while in public. Why are Face Masks Required in California The hope is that wearing masks will slow the spread of the virus. The idea is that the masks keep the droplets contained to a…

Unwritten Camping Rules to Remember

By michelle

C amping is wonderful. Camping provides you with the means to connect to the earth and nature while also bonding with family and friends. The best thing about camping is all the great memories you collect during each camping trip. The next time you’re about to hit the woods for an epic camping trip, keep…

What is Housing Discrimination?

By michelle

I t is incredibly difficult to find affordable housing in California. The average price of a home in California is $600,000 which is double the national average. There are several reasons for the housing crisis, including: The number of homes/apartment buildings that have been destroyed by wildfires in recent years High construction costs A discrepancy…

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…