Here Is Why You Need a Constant Dose of Positivity

“Positivity goes a long way” may be cliché but truthfully, it is very true. Positivity has the power to really turn a bad situation into a better one at the very least, even if it is not the best. Frankly, that should be good enough. So if you are pissed off after learning that your…

Understanding Background Checks

Whenever you apply for a job, a loan, a new home, or even a gun, you’re going to have to undergo a background check. You may not give this too much thought, especially if you have a clean record, but it’s still good to know what shows up on your background check . . .…

You’re Greater Than Your Arrest

Getting arrested and bailing out of jail is going to be embarrassing for everyone involved; initially for the individual, who was arrested, as well as their closest friends and family members. But instead of facing this situation as an overbearing punishment, think of it as a lesson and motivation to be a better person, more…

When A Citizen, Not A Police Officer, Will Make An Arrest

There are certain situations where a citizen will make an arrest because the police are not present to do so. These are considered citizen’s arrests. Citizen’s arrests are mostly for felonies. They can occur for misdemeanors if the misdemeanor involved a breach of peace. In order to carry out a citizen’s arrest, the crime must…

Here’s What You Should Know About California’s Voting Rights For Convicts

When a convict is eligible to vote again (including in next year’s presidential election) will depend on their state. In California, convicts may not vote while they are serving their sentence or are on parole. However, once they are released from prison and complete parole, their voting rights are restored. They will need to re-register…