Transporting Marijuana in California

By michelle

N early four years ago, Californians voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in the state. That law went into effect in 2018 and as such, there is still some confusion about what is and isn’t legal when it comes to marijuana in the state of California. People are still unsure about what can…

Thieves Are Stealing Parts Off of Cars

By michelle

C ars that remained parked for long periods of time, which is pretty common at the moment, offer plenty of opportunities for crooks because they are always looking for easy targets. However, car theft isn’t the only thing to worry about. Some crooks prefer to just take parts off of idle vehicles. These crimes are…

Can Minors Drink in California?

By spiralmode

As holidays such as Christmas and New Year’s roll around, there are plenty of parties to attend. Families get together to catch up and reflect on the passing year. These parties are full of fun, and typically, full of drinking. As long as there is no driving after the drinking, this is no problem for…

Will You Be Seeing More DUI Checkpoints This Holiday Season?

By spiralmode

Whenever certain holidays roll around, you can bet that there will be an increase in DUI Checkpoints. This is often due to the fact that more people tend to drink and drive around those specific holidays. Law enforcement agencies know this, and use these checkpoints as a way to curb any drunk driving. Unfortunately, Christmas…

Tips for Preventing Christmas Tree Fires

By spiralmode

Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without an evergreen tree standing tall and proud in the living room. This is why thousands upon thousands of people will be getting cut evergreen trees for their homes this year. While the trees look stunning, especially when fully decorated, they can pose a bit of a problem. Pine…

Sleep Can Wait – Bail Cannot!

By spiralmode

Just when it seemed like your New Year’s celebrations were going perfectly, and you were going to make it home without issue, you find out that a friend of yours has been arrested. Now, instead of finally getting to fall into your bed and drift off into a deep slumber, you are calming your friend…

Hang in There! 2017 Will Be Better

By spiralmode

You want to start the New Year with the utmost positivity. Have this mentality: no matter what hardships you come to face, or sudden obstacles that may come your way, you are going to get through them. So, even getting arrested early on in the New Year should not bring you down. Tell yourself this…

What Determines Own Recognizance Release

By spiralmode

Not all who are arrested are given the opportunity to be released on own recognizance, which is when a defendant signs formal papers promising to show up for court, then is released from jail. Most defendants are granted bail, meaning they have to pay money to the court in order to be released from jail.…

Juvenile vs. Adult Proceedings

By spiralmode

There are different proceedings, rights, and consequences for someone 17 or younger who gets arrested versus someone 18 or older who is arrested. In most states, anyone 17 or younger is called a juvenile, and when they turn 18, they are called an adult. The differences are due to the fact that juveniles have less…