Entries by crystal

As a Tenant, can you Legally Withhold Rent

The relationship between tenants and their landlords can be complicated. Often what one person in the relationship thinks of as fair, the other considers the short end of the stick. It’s not unusual for tenants to get so fed up with a landlord, that they decide to force the landlord into taking action by withholding […]

Understanding Mitigated vs. Aggravated DUI Charges in California

It’s no secret that California takes drinking and driving seriously. If your blood alcohol content is 0.08%or higher, you’re considered legally intoxicated. If you get pulled over, you will be hauled to the nearest county or city jail and you will have to appear in court. What many California drivers don’t know, is that each […]

Your Child’s Habit of Skipping School Could Result in You Spending Time in Jail

You can tell your kids to go to school, you can even drive them there and watch them enter the building, but at some point, you lose control of their actions. If they decide to sneak out the back door and skip school for the day, there’s not much you can do about it. Right? […]

California’s Attitude Towards Leashes and Dogs

The issue of leashes is a sensitive subject for many dog owners. Some feel that if their dog is well trained, they shouldn’t be required to keep their dog on a leash. Other’s feel that whenever a dog isn’t on the owner’s private property, the animal should be leashed. The State of California doesn’t have […]

How California Responds When Your Dog Bites Someone

Owning a dog is wonderful, but as a California resident, you need to understand that you are responsible for your dog’s actions, especially if your dog bites someone hard enough to cause an injury. California’s Strict Liability Laws Regarding Dog Bites The State of California is one of the few states that enforces “strict liability” […]