Underage Drinking, No Exceptions

Even if it happens under your roof and under your supervision, underage drinking is illegal in California. The minimum drinking age across the United States is 21, but there are some states that allow exceptions to this rule when teens are drinking in the presence of, and with the permission of their parents. Some of those states include Virginia, South

Bail Amounts on Common Offenses

In order to be released from jail, a person must meet certain “requirements.” This includes: Having not yet been convicted of the crime. Having solid, reliable relationships with others in the community. This shows that the defendant is likely to appear for court and less likely to flee. Not appearing as a threat to the public. Having little to no

Celebrities Pay for Bail Too

Celebrities are frequently given the red carpet treatment almost anywhere they go, for almost everything they do. They get special VIP access and treatment that the public never gets to experience. For all the glitz and glam, it sure seems beneficial to have a well-known name and face. Occasionally, celebrities do not get special treatment. In fact, having star-status brings

No Exceptions to Underage Drinking

Even if it happens under your roof and under your supervision, underage drinking is illegal in California. The minimum drinking age across the United States is 21, but there are some states that allow exceptions to this rule when teens are drinking in the presence of, and with the permission of their parents. Some of those states include Virginia, South

Bail Amounts for Common Offenses

In order to be released from jail, a person must meet certain “requirements.” This includes: Having not yet been convicted of the crime. Having solid, reliable relationships with others in the community. This shows that the defendant is likely to appear for court and less likely to flee. Not appearing as a threat to the public. Having little to no

Celebrities Have to Pay for Bail Too

Celebrities are frequently given the red carpet treatment almost anywhere they go, for almost everything they do. They get special VIP access and treatment that the public never gets to experience. For all the glitz and glam, it sure seems beneficial to have a well-known name and face. Occasionally, celebrities do not get special treatment. In fact, having star-status brings

About California’s Three Strikes Law

California has a so-called “Three Strikes” law that was introduced in 1994. Think of this like the “three strikes, you are out” mantra that goes with baseball. A player has 3 chances to hit the ball. If they get three strikes, they are out. This Three Strikes law concerns convicted felons. If the convicted felon is faced with a second,

Is Ticket Scalping Legal?

Ticket scalping is when a person resells their ticket to an event, like a concert or a sporting event, to another person. The purchaser does not buy the ticket directly from the event itself, but rather goes to someone who already owns a ticket to the event, but is looking to get rid of it. The price is determined by

Fireworks Safety Tips

Independence Day still seems like a way’s off, but there are people who are already gearing up for the day that will be filled with BBQ food, drinks, and fireworks. Those are three essentials to almost every 4th of July party and you can bet people are already starting to make plans with friends and family in regards to who

Don’t Worry, There is a Plan For You

A lot of people have plans for their lives. Some plans are more long term, while others are more short term. Different people plan ahead more than others. However, for all of our planning, most people do not plan on their close friend or family member getting arrested. The arrested of a loved one can be jarring. You want to

Worried on a Loved One’s Arrest

It is never a good idea to dwell on things that have gone wrong in the past. Your time would be far better spent solving the problem. This is especially true when you find out that a loved one has been arrested. Do not waste your time worrying about how things went wrong. Instead, make sure the situation is fixed

How Someone Affords Bail?

We all hate when an unexpected expense comes our way. We usually have a good idea at how much money we have in our bank account, and we already know what all of it will be going toward. Some will go to rent and utilities, and some will go to groceries. After that, there usually is not much left. So