At some point in your life you may find the police at your door asking to search your home. If this is not the first time you have answered the door to the police you may already know how to handle the situation. If, however, you have never been the “Do the Police Always Need a Warrant to Search Your House?”
Boating Under the Influence in San Diego
San Diego, California is a water lover’s dream destination. San Diego is a boaters paradise and offers boaters a wide variety of options for spending the day on the water. Be careful though that your perfect day on the water doesn’t turn into an expensive, and embarrassing, nightmare by getting “Boating Under the Influence in San Diego”
DUI Conviction in San Diego: How Long Will My License Be Suspended?
As a result of national campaigns by advocacy groups like Mothers Against Drunk Driving, or MADD, drunk driving laws across the country are much tougher now than they were a couple of decades ago. The city of San Diego in California is no exception to this general rule. Just as “DUI Conviction in San Diego: How Long Will My License Be Suspended?”
Will I Be Prosecuted for Elder Abuse in San Diego?
Over the past several decades the elderly population in the United States has grown tremendously. One reason for this is that the average life expectancy of an American has almost doubled in the last 100 years. There are currently over 40 million people over the age of 65 living in “Will I Be Prosecuted for Elder Abuse in San Diego?”
What Is Aggravated Battery in San Diego?
If you are arrested and charged with the crime of Battery with Serious Bodily Injury, more commonly referred to as aggravated battery, in California you need to take the charges seriously as you could be sentenced to a term of incarceration if convicted. As is always the case, the starting “What Is Aggravated Battery in San Diego?”
Auto Theft in San Diego: How Do I Get My Car Back that Was Stolen in a Theft?
Auto theft is a significant problem across the United States with California leading the pack. Nationwide, there were over 700,000 vehicles stolen in 2011 with over 150,000 of those thefts occurring in California alone. That means that that over one in every five vehicle thefts in the U.S. occurs in “Auto Theft in San Diego: How Do I Get My Car Back that Was Stolen in a Theft?”
What Is the HGN Test?
If you are ever pulled over by a California law enforcement officer while you are operating a motor vehicle and the officer suspects that you are under the influence of drugs or alcohol the officer will likely administer a number of “field sobriety tests”. These tests are intended to provide “What Is the HGN Test?”
Court Dismisses Drug Charges: Detained for Resembling the Suspect in Another Case
The California Court of Appeals for the Sixth District ordered drug and other charges dismissed against a San Jose suspect who was detained by police because he resembled the physical description of a sexual assault suspect. In November of 2010, a sexual assault occurred at the light rail station in “Court Dismisses Drug Charges: Detained for Resembling the Suspect in Another Case”
False Personation Not Committed for Faking Identity of Driver
In a recent decision, the California Court of Appeals for the 1st District reversed the conviction of a defendant on the charge of felony false personation (California Penal Code § 529) because the prosecution failed to prove the defendant committed an “additional act” while acting “in such assumed character.” The “False Personation Not Committed for Faking Identity of Driver”