Holiday Drinking and DUIs: How to Avoid a Criminal Charge While Celebrating

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The holiday season is a festive time for family and friends to get together and celebrate with food, drinks and gifts. Holiday parties and events are in full swing this month, which means there will be an increase in alcohol consumption for many adults. Drinking and driving also increases during this time, which results in … Continue reading

Why Do I Need an Attorney After Receiving a DUI on Thanksgiving?

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Thanksgiving is a holiday filled with celebrations and fun times with family members and friends, but it can also be a dangerous time on the road. Many people drink alcohol and go out and party the night before Thanksgiving Day, as well as during that weekend. This means that many people are at risk for … Continue reading

How Will Senate Bill 10 Change California’s Cash Bail System?

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In late August 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed a new bill that has overturned California’s historic cash-based bail system. The bill, Senate Bill 10, required state courts to make a “risk based” system to decide who leaves jail, or does not, before trial. According to the bill’s author, State Senator Bob Hertzberg, the purpose of … Continue reading

What Are the New Regulations for Legal Marijuana in California

Recreational marijuana dispensaries have been a regular occurrence in certain California cities recently, but new regulations have started to change how legal marijuana in California is being serviced. Some of the dispensaries will face different state guidelines that officially started July 1. Cannabis products sold in California will be required to pass testing for certain … Continue reading

What Are California’s Child Pornography Laws?

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California has specific laws that protect children from exploitation in pornographic materials. These laws against child pornography prohibit the producing, possessing, transporting, distributing, and selling of pornographic materials that include minors under the age of 18. The state has laws that prevent any selling or possessing of its materials. What Are the Specific California Laws … Continue reading

What Are the Current California Drug Possession Laws?

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California is regarded as one of the more liberal states when it comes to drug possession, but it still has a few strict regulations. It is a state that allows widespread and legal recreational and medical marijuana, so there are some blurred lines when it comes to what is still legal and illegal throughout the … Continue reading