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Selling Real Estate Without a License

Selling real estate seems simple enough. Someone wants to sell their house. You know a few people who would be interested. You agree to act as a broker between everyone. Considering that people sell houses as “for sale by owner” all the time, what can possibly go wrong. Yes, it’s possible that this could turn into a good deal for

Can Employers Force you to Submit to a Covid-19 Test?

If you’re confused about what your employer can and can’t require of you during this pandemic, you’re not alone. Every other day it seems like some new rules and requirements and expectations seem to intrude on our rights. In many cases, getting a straight answer feels impossible. Finding out if you have to submit for a Covid-19 test each time

Are you Eligible for Bail?

Getting arrested is terrifying. The goal is to make the process scary enough that you never want to go through it again. When most people are arrested, their biggest source of fear is that they simply don’t know what will happen. While they’ve heard of bail on television, they don’t understand how the bail process works or if they’re even

How Tough are Bail Bonds Enforcement Agents

One of the biggest problems the bail bonds industry runs into is that most people have learned about the bail process from television and movies. While these interpretations of the business are exciting and make for fun viewing, they aren’t an accurate representation of the industry. When most people hear the words bail bonds agent, they immediately conjure up an

Recording in California

When most people hear the word recording, they automatically assume that someone is a musician who is in the process of laying tracks. The term recording has a much different meaning to people involved in the California court system. California has something that is often referred to as a two-party consent law. The main idea behind the law was to

Elder Abuse in California

Society dictates that we take care of our elders. The idea is that they cared for us when we were too young to fend for ourselves, and now it’s our turn to return the favor. The problem is that some people don’t behave the way that society dictates and commit a crime that’s called elder abuse. California’s elder abuse laws

What is Disorderly Conduct in California

Disorderly conduct in California isn’t really one specific charge. It’s a blanket term that covers a surprisingly large array and variety of charges. Charges that fall under the category of disorderly conduct in California include: • Trespassing • Rioting • Begging • Disturbing the peace • Prostitution (both soliciting and engaging) • Public intoxication • Loitering • Invasion of privacy

Abandoned Pets in California

There is little that tugs on the heartstrings more than a family pet that has been abandoned. A startling number of these stories involve a family suddenly moving and leaving a cat or dog behind, often on the property. If you happen to be the person who either rents or purchases the property, it’s important to understand your legal rights.

Jail vs. Prison

When you read through different crimes and the respective punishments, you’ll likely notice that some carry a prison sentence while others carry a jail sentence. When you’re on the right side of the law, the distinction between the two doesn’t seem like a big deal, but that changes once you’ve been charged with a crime. As someone who fighting charges

What Happens if I Ignore a Subpoena

The great thing about the American legal system is that if you don’t want to talk to the police or testify at trial, you don’t have to. Sort of. This changes if you’re presented with a subpoena. What is a Subpoena Most of us are familiar with the word subpoena, but few of us know what one is or how

What Happens When You Fail to Pay Parking Tickets

Parking tickets are a royal pain. The second you see the little slip of paper on your windshield, you know your weekly budget is about to take a hit. Considering how tight money is these days, it’s perfectly natural to wonder what would happen if you simply threw the parking ticket in the trash and pretended it never existed. The

How To React To Cyberbully

Bullying has always been a massive problem, but in many cases, once you made it to your home, you got a respite from your bully. The internet changed that. A cyberbully has access to you 24/7. If you’ve attracted the attention of a cyberbully, there are a few things you should do. Ignore the Bully Ignoring a bully is easier