Castle Doctrine in California

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Your home is the place where you should always feel safe, which is why crimes that include home invasions are so horrible. Lately, home invasions, the right to protect your home, and something California lawmakers refer to as Castle Doctrine have been getting a great deal of media attention. The reason these topics have been […]

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Mayhem Laws in California

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Most of us hear the word mayhem and instantly think of those weird auto insurance commercials that feature a character name Mayhem creating strange accidents to show why you need auto insurance. Anyone who has ever faced mayhem charges in California knows that the state has a very different idea of what mayhem is. The […]

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Failure to Present a Valid California Driver’s License

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We’ve all done it at some point or another. We’ve left home without our driver’s license. This isn’t a major deal as long as you are walking or riding around as a passenger. If you’re driving, it has the potential to be a major problem. In California, you are legally required to have your driver’s […]

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Understanding the Difference Between Infractions, Misdemeanors, and Felonies

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The justice system labels crimes as infractions, misdemeanors, and felonies. While these different categories of legal offenses have been around for a long time, very few people who aren’t directly connected to law enforcement or criminal lawfully understand how each type of crime is different.’ Infractions People who are guilty of an infraction have technically […]

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