Day: November 25, 2015

After filling out all sorts of forms and applications (universities, jobs, loans, credit cards, housing, etc.), you have definitely noticed the part where it asks if you have a criminal record and/or have ever been arrested. Ever wonder how often they check, or what they can see on criminal records? Not everyone will run the […]
One person’s arrest affects multiple other people. Having to deal with the situation is obviously tough and tiring. But perhaps the most painful strain would be that on the child or children the defendant has. Young kids won’t entirely comprehend the scope of the situation. They’re confused. But older children and teens (even adults) can […]
Consider this before you even start drinking tonight: that last $8 shot that you’re half hesitant on taking could end up costing you thousands. It could be the few ounces of alcohol that tips you past the legal BAC limit, which for California, is 0.08%. It could be the drink that causes you be pulled […]
You know that by piling up unpaid dues (parking/traffic tickets, credit cards, bills, etc.), you’re setting yourself up to have a warrant out for your arrest? Well, there’s no saying what the limit is until the police issue an arrest for you – it could be a few months, it could be more or less. […]
To most people’s surprise, jail and prison are not exact synonyms for each other because they refer to two separate institutions that house different groups of criminals and are run by different levels of government. JAIL Operated by local governments Holds individuals awaiting trial or serving short term (usually up to 1 year) sentences Offers […]
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