Criminal Law

Own Recognizance Release

What Does Own Recognizance Mean? Own recognizance means to be released without having to pay bail with the promise that…

2 months ago

Shooting at an Inhabited Dwelling or Occupied Vehicle

What Does It Mean to Shoot at an Inhabited Dwelling or Occupied Vehicle? Under Penal Code 246, it is a…

3 months ago

Carrying a Weapon in Public Buildings: California Penal Code Section 171(b)

Is it a Crime to Carry a Weapon into Public Weapons? Yes, under Penal Code 171(b), it is a crime…

3 months ago

Possession of Burglary Tools Penal Code 466

According to California Penal Code Section 466, it is prohibited to possess certain tools that experience by law enforcement has…

3 months ago

Preparing False Evidence in California

Is it a Crime to Prepare False Evidence? Yes, under Penal Code 134, it is a crime to prepare any…

3 months ago

Making a False Report of an Emergency

Is it a Crime to Make a False Report of an Emergency? Yes, it is a crime in California to…

3 months ago

Child Abduction Law in California

California PC 278 Child Abduction According to California Penal Code Section 278, child abduction is malicious taking, enticing, keeping, withholding,…

4 months ago

Animal Abuse and Cruelty in California

What Laws Pertain to Animal Abuse and Cruelty? Penal Code section 597 pertains to animal abuse and cruelty. It is…

6 months ago

Animals Left in Hot Vehicles

Can You Leave an Animal in a Hot Vehicle? No, an individual may not leave an animal in a hot…

6 months ago

California Law Regarding Civil Domestic Violence

How is Domestic Violence Treated in California? Domestic violence is treated in the following ways in California: As a crime…

6 months ago