Blog Posts in 2019

  • 27-Mar-2019

    Assembly Bill 1713 Seeks to Lower California's BAC Limit

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that intoxicated drivers are responsible for roughly one-third of all traffic fatalities in the United States. In 2014, the CDC published a sobering report regarding the rising number of ...
  • 14-Mar-2019

    Indecent Exposure: Defenses & Penalties

    In California, it’s illegal for any person to intentionally expose their genitals in public. Per California Penal Code 314 PC, an individual can be arrested and charged for indecent exposure under the following circumstances: they intentionally ...
  • 28-Feb-2019

    Understanding California's Proposed Child Support Evader Law

    A child support order is a civil judgement that dictates when and how often a parent is required to pay child support. California has very strict laws when it comes to issuing and enforcing child support orders. In fact, the court won’t even ...
  • 5-Feb-2019

    What Is an Inchoate Offense?

    Logic dictates that if you didn’t commit a crime then you shouldn’t be arrested for it. However, in the eyes of the law, public safety trumps all else. You can be arrested for an inchoate crime, or an “incomplete crime,” just ...
  • 30-Jan-2019

    What Is the First Step Act?

    Since 2017, the Trump Administration has been responsible for implementing many bold and controversial legislative changes. For all its benefits, the First Step Act is no exception. On December 21, 2018, President Trump enthusiastically signed a bill ...
  • 14-Jan-2019

    Enforcing Your Out-Of-State Protection Order in California

    Domestic violence is a national epidemic that harms countless American citizens each year. Like all states, California issues protective and restraining orders to protect individuals and families from physical, sexual, and psychological violence or ...