Category Archives: Concord Bail Bonds

How To Report A Missing Person

How To Report A Missing Person

There is nothing funny about having a friend or family member fail to be where you expect them to be. The problem becomes even worse when you are unable to contact them via a cell phone call. Many people who are in this situation mistakenly believe that their loved one must be missing for a […]

How To Clear Your Criminal Record

How To Clear Your Criminal Record

Having a criminal record adversely impacts your life. Depending on the severity of the convictions, your criminal record can make it difficult for you to find housing, establish relationships and secure some jobs. The fact that you’re living in the technological age where anyone with internet access has the ability to locate your criminal history […]

Is A Public Defender The Right Choice For You?

Is A Public Defender The Right Choice For You?

One of the great things about the way our justice system is set up is that everyone is entitled to legal representation. That means that no matter what your financial situation is, you don’t have to worry about navigating the criminal charges that have been filed against you by yourself. If you can afford a […]

Do You Have To Get Your Dog Or Cat Sterilized In California?

Do You Have To Get Your Dog Or Cat Sterilized In California?

For many of us, our dogs/cats are an important part of our family. We can’t imagine life without them. What you might not know is that if own a dog or cat in California, there are some spay/neuter rules you should be aware of. At some point, California lawmakers, many of whom are pet lovers […]

Parental Kidnapping

Parental Kidnapping

Most people worry about the possibility of their child being kidnapped from the park or shopping mall. While these things do happen, most kidnapping cases don’t involve strangers but are actually parental kidnappings. According to Safe, at Last, more than 90% of all reported kidnappings are the result of parental kidnapping. The U.S. Department of […]

About Aiding And Abetting

About Aiding And Abetting

It seems like the words aiding and abetting are constantly linked together, which makes most people assume that they go together. The truth is that while, legally speaking, aiding and abetting are quite similar, they aren’t the same thing and can be two separate charges. When you are charged with aiding a crime, the police […]

Possessing Deceptive Identification Papers In California

Possessing Deceptive Identification Papers In California

We all go through phases when we can’t help but wish we were someone else. This usually happens when we have a bad day and wish we’d made different life choices. Normally the mood passes and we get on with our life. The problem is that some people take things too far and will go […]

Drunk Driving In A Borrowed Car

Drunk Driving In A Borrowed Car

Drunk driving is always bad, but getting caught driving while under the influence of alcohol while using a friend’s car, things become even more complicated. If you were simply pulled over, the issues associated with the fact you were in a friend’s car may be minimal. The biggest headache is that the car will likely […]

Tips For Earning A Little Extra Money This Holiday Season

Tips For Earning A Little Extra Money This Holiday Season

Times are tough right now. We could all use a little extra income, especially during the holidays. The good news is that now is a great time to explore the possibility of a side hustle that will put some extra money in your pocket. Consider Drive Share Programs If you like to drive and have […]

The Most Common Crimes That Occur During The Holidays

The Most Common Crimes That Occur During The Holidays

Most of us associate the holidays with happiness, family and love. While many of us focus on the good things during the holiday season, police departments throughout the United States will quickly tell you that crime doesn’t stop during the holidays. What members of law enforcement have noticed is that certain types of crimes seem […]

Proposition 47

The purpose of the proposed Proposition 47 is to make some changes to felony sentencing laws. Proposition 47 officially became a law in 2014. At the time it had the distinction of being one of the biggest changes to laws to alter the ability for convicted felons to receive housing, admittance into the workforce and […]

Transporting A Gun Into California

Few states have gun laws that are stricter than California’s. California residents who wish to purchase a gun already know that California Penal Code §§ 28050, 30605 requires them to go through a licensed firearm dealer whenever they wish to purchase a gun. But what if you’re moving to California and already own a gun? […]

Reckless Homicide In California

Some states have a charge that they call reckless homicide. Cases involving reckless homicide involve situations where a person’s death was attributed to either the defendant behaving in a reckless or negligent fashion or because they failed to act in a reasonable manner which led to the death of another person. When you go through […]

Sentence And Punishment For Burglary

Getting arrested for burglary is no laughing matter. The first thing you have to understand is that the sentence and punishment for burglary in California vary from one person to the next. Why? Because burglary is one of California’s wobbler offenses which means that certain details of the burglary determine if you’ll be charged with […]

What Happens If You Ignore A California Personal Protection Order?

Personal protection orders (PPO) are issued when one person approaches the court and shows a judge why they are afraid of someone else. If a PPO is issued against you, you aren’t allowed to have any contact with the person who arranged for the PPO. The order will also restrict you from getting within a […]

The California Privacy Rights Act Is Coming

On January 1, 2023, the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA)? becomes fully effective. This could change things for some California businesses. The CPRA was originally passed by popular vote in 2021. More than 56% of the voters who took part in the November election were in favor of the new law. Concerns about privacy, identity […]

Unlawful Use Of A Driver’s License

Your driver’s license may seem like a small, inexpensive laminated card that proves to the world that you’re legally allowed to operate a vehicle in California. What you might not realize is that there are ways you can use your driver’s license that violate California’s laws. Examples of unlawfully using a driver’s license in California […]

Rules To Follow When Hosting A Yard/Garage Sale

Yard sales and garage sales are kind of awesome. Not only do they provide you with an opportunity to clear out some of the stuff that has been cluttering up your house, but you can even make money doing so! Another perk is that they can turn into a type of community event that allows […]

How To Report A Crime

You’ve seen a crime happen. Now you’re in a bind. Are you legally required to report the crime? Who should you report the crime to? How do you even go about reporting a crime? How long do you have to report the crime? It’s amazing how much stress simply being an innocent bystander can cause. […]