People speed every day. Sometimes they don't realize they're doing it and other times they do. Regardless, police generate a hefty sum by ticketing speeders. Sometimes people don't pay their tickets after receiving them. Maybe they forgot, maybe they lost it, or maybe they simply don't care. Either way, the police are not going to come and arrest you for not paying your tickets. Usually, a person who doesn't pay their tickets is called into court to answer for it, and that's where things get ...More
When Is Domestic Violence a Felony?
Domestic violence, covered under several California Penal Codes due to its broadness, is a crime that's known as a "wobbler." "Wobblers" are crimes that can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the circumstances of the case and the defendant's prior criminal history. There are five separate instances where a domestic violence charge can be charged at the felony level. They include: Inflicting corporal injury resulting in a traumatic condition on an intimate partner...More
What Are Bail Conditions?
Just what are bail conditions, anyway? Some people think that once you get bailed out of jail, the only responsibility you have is to make sure to show up for court at the appointed date and time. Unfortunately, there's a lot more involved with being bailed out of jail. Upon Being Bailed Out of Jail Many defendants must agree to follow certain bail conditions once they're released from custody. These conditions are designed to keep both the defendant and the community safe pending their trial....More