Monthly Archives: March 2017

Finally… Street Vending Becomes Legal in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is known for many things: the Dodgers, the Lakers, Hollywood, sunshine, a melting pot of cultures, but it is also known for its less favorable qualities, like being a major U.S. city where street vending is illegal. At long last, those days are no more. The city council of Los Angeles voted unanimously […]

Consequences of Copyright Infringement

If you are one to stream music, movies, TV shows, and more creative content online, that in normal circumstances, you would pay for, are you doing it legally or illegally? There are certain sites that are legal, and many others that are illegal. Frankly, it is very easy to tell apart which sites are legal […]

How Long can a Person be Detained by the Police

How long can the police hold a person without charging them? In many states, the police have a 72 hour window. In California, the police are allowed 48 hours to hold/ detain a person without charges being made. After 48 hours, if no charges are filed, then the police must release this person. In this […]

What is Idling and What does it have to do with Cars?

The coldest days are behind us for the year here in Southern California, but Northern California is still colder and the North-East is still getting snow. It sure would be nice to go from a warm home into a warm car so we do not endure the cold weather too long, or at all. Unfortunately, […]

Unpaid Parking Tickets Could be Your Ticket to Jail

Paying a parking ticket a few days late is one thing, but it is another thing to let a bunch of unpaid parking and traffic violation tickets stack up. If you think the DMV and parking enforcement forgot about your unpaid, overdue parking ticket, you are wrong. They are waiting for you to pay it […]

California has Gun Storage Laws

California sets specific rules and laws for gun owners and how their guns are to be stored at home. They cannot just be left lying around! You would think this is common sense, but you would be surprised at how negligent some gun owners can be. If gun owners to do not comply with the […]

When a Search Warrant is and is not Needed

There are many times the police would need a search warrant to go through a person’s belongings or property, but there are also times where a search and seizure warrant is not needed. This includes: • The individual voluntarily consents to a search. • Inspection searches, like border patrol. • Illegal and incriminating items and […]

Can I Travel if I am Out on Bail?

If you are ever arrested, rearranging your travel plans will be one of the many things you may need to take care of, as soon as possible. We realize that you will have many things to take care of and organize at this point. Prioritizing tasks will be important here, as well as taking help […]

Do not Forget: Jaywalking is Illegal

Jaywalking refers to a pedestrian who violates traffic regulations and crosses the street when it is not their right of way, like when the hand signal is on display for them, but they dash across the street anyway because there are no cars. The term also refers to pedestrians who cross the street outside of […]

Bail Bonds Evoke Hope, Determination, Positivity

Daylight Savings is here, the unofficial mark of spring’s arrival. The darkest, coldest, and gloomiest of our days have gone, or so most people think. Others may still be battling this solemn time in the form of dealing with a loved one in jail. When will they get out? When will this whole thing be […]

Be Prepared and Your Arrest will Soon be Gone

Just like an F in high school did not stop you from graduating, an arrest is not going to stop you from your future endeavors, it will just put them on a momentary pause. The best way to face an arrest and trial is to simply be prepared. For the next steps. For possible outcomes. […]

Did You Know Juvenile Records are Sealed when a Person Turns 18?

When your child turns 18, his or her juvenile criminal records will be sealed. So it may be that right now, you and your child are coping with their arrest and how it will affect them in the future, but know that when they turn 18, it will be a new chapter for them. Juvenile […]