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California Domestic Violence Laws

In the State of California, domestic violence typically involves a criminal act of abuse taken by one spouse against the other (this also includes former spouses) and may also involve individuals who are in a romantic relationship or cohabitating type of relationship....

Pet Attack Liability in California

Under California law, generally, dog owners are strictly liable for any attacks by their pets. Though there are certain exceptions that may apply depending on the facts of the case, this means that dog owners are typically liable for attacks even if there is no...

Is a DUI Conviction a Criminal Offense?

In California, a conviction for DUI (driving under the influence) is a criminal offense. If you have been charged with a DUI for operating your vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, it is important to talk to an attorney regarding your charges right away....

Types of Domestic Violence Charges

Under the California Penal Code, domestic violence is defined as a criminal act that takes place against a spouse (or a former spouse), a dating-relationship partner, or any other cohabitant in a home with the acting individual. Domestic violence may also occur along...

Common Causes of Commercial Car Accidents

A commercial motor vehicle is one that is used to transport goods and generally requires a special license. Commercial vehicles include big rigs and delivery trucks. Car accidents involving commercial vehicles can be particularly dangerous due to the sheer size and...

Types of Drug Possession Charges

In the State of California, there are two main categories of drug possession charges. These categories include simple possession and possession with intent to sell. The California Health and Safety Code distinguishes offenses related to possession of marijuana from...