Disturbing the peace is kind of a blanket term in California. If you're charged with disturbing the peace, it basically means that you did something to irritate someone. Examples of this can include anything from deciding to mow your lawn in the middle of the...

There's nothing funny about being the victim of a stalking situation. It's a crime that often quickly escalates and can end in violence. If you suspect you have a stalker, there are a few things you should do right away. Take the Situation Seriously Don't assume...

In California, commercial drivers are legally required to stop and submit for a vehicle inspection. Failing to do so results in serious repercussions. You could even be sentenced to jail time!The law that deals with commercial failure to stop and submit to an inspection is...

The tragedy of the Idaho murders has caused all of us to question how safe we really are. Suddenly we're wondering if our locks, doorbell cameras, and security systems will prevent us from a break-in. The good news is that there are some things you...

What happens in the immediate hours following an arrest is what is called the booking process. This is when your official arrest record is updated. The booking process sounds like a quick 10-minute procedure but it can really take quite a while depending on the...