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Reportability Requirements For DUI Offenses: What’s New In California

A little over five years ago, the California Department of Motor Vehicles issued a new set of requirements for the reporting period of DUI offenses in the state. This is of special importance to licensed drivers, particularly those with previous DUI...

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Legal Consequences Of DUI Probation Violations

For a first-time DUI conviction in the state of California, the offender will be granted a probation period ranging from 3 to 5 years. It’s quite rare for a first-time convict not to be granted probation since the latter stage is considered to be more...

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A Brief Discussion On The Definition And Scope Of White-Collar Crimes In California

The term “white-collar crime” has been around for quite some time although there has been a whole lot of swinging back and forth as to its proper definition.  The term actually originated way back in the 1930’s, a brainchild of sociologist Edwin...

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The Nature Of A Domestic Abuse Restraining Order

A person who falls under the category of a “victim” of domestic abuse has several immediate legal remedies at his disposal to protect himself from further assault by the abuser. However, it also seems to be the situation that only a handful of...

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DUI Defenses: Why You Need To Be Aware Of Them

When you are charged with a DUI violation in the state of California, it’s no question that you should seek the legal protection of an experienced DUI defense attorney as soon as possible. Nonetheless, it’s also necessary that you are sufficiently aware...

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Understanding The Nuances Of California’s Indecent Exposure Law

When we talk of “indecent exposure” in the state of California, this is actually not something you can define with clear-cut accuracy. The concept is always prone to a bevy of interpretations and even misinterpretations depending on the ever-changing...

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The Extent Of Legal Consequences Of Hit And Run DUI In California

There are several categories of drunk-driving offenses in the state of California but one of those carrying heavier and harsher penalties is hit and run DUI. A person is considered to have committed the crime of hit and run DUI if he flees from the...

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Evaluating Actions That Can Lead To The Loss Of Your California Driving Privileges

Owning a driver’s license in the state of California comes with a plethora of responsibilities. It’s quite easy to lose your driving privileges once you have been charged with a drunk-driving offense and you don’t take the proper and immediate action....

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