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Can a Grandparent Get Visitation Rights?

As a grandparent, your relationship with your grandchildren is a fulfilling and important aspect of life. However, due to a split in the family, you might have visits with your Read More

Proposed California Legislation Would Prohibit Sale of Firearms and Ammunition on State Property

Although the Second Amendment establishes the right to keep and bear arms, each state has its own laws detailing the protocol for gun use. California is known for having some Read More

When Can a Theft Crime be Charged as a Felony?

Theft is the taking of someone’s personal property without their consent and with the intent to permanently deprive them of that property. While the concept is simple, the details of Read More

What is a “Sunset Clause” in a Prenuptial Agreement and How Does it Work?

Those who are contemplating marriage sometimes sign prenuptial agreements to protect their individual financial interests in the event that their marriage ends in divorce. These contracts specify how assets will Read More

How a DUI Charge Affects Those Serving in the Military

A criminal charge of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is very serious, with consequences for people from all walks of life. They can be particularly serious when the accused is Read More

Avoiding Probation Violations: Do’s and Don’ts

When a person is on probation, the thought of having that probation revoked can seem scary and overwhelming. Understanding the conditions and limitations of your probation is critical to the Read More

Enforceable Visitation Arrangements for Single Parents

When a couple is married and has a child, both individuals are presumed to be the child’s legal parents under California law. When a couple is not married at the Read More

Understanding the Penalties for Drug Possession, Sale or Manufacturing

Persons accused of possessing, selling or manufacturing drugs in California face hefty penalties and incarceration if convicted. If you or someone you know is facing drug-related charges, it’s important to Read More

What Factors Make a DUI Charge a Felony?

A DUI is a serious offense that, upon conviction, can significantly impact a person’s life and livelihood. California law includes a wide range of DUI penalties that can vary based Read More

How to Avoid License Suspension Following a DUI Arrest in California

If you’re charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you can lose your license even before your criminal case is heard in court. A four-month administrative license Read More

Penalties for Possession of Various Controlled Substances in California

A conviction for possessing a controlled substance in California can result in severe consequences — legally, personally, and professionally. The punishment for possession varies depending on the type of drug Read More

What are the main ways to end a marriage?

Most people are familiar with the concept of divorce, but there are three ways a marriage or registered domestic partnership can be ended in California. How you choose to terminate Read More

What is the process for divorcing your military spouse when they are overseas?

Every divorce is different — and there can be complex issues if you are divorcing a spouse while they are serving in the military overseas. In cases where one or Read More

When is it appropriate to seek a child support modification in California?

Child support is crucial when it comes to ensuring that a child’s needs are met. Once a judge issues a support order, it must be followed — and neither parent Read More

How do courts determine what is in a child’s best interests?

If you are going through or anticipating a separation or divorce, having a general understanding of how the courts decide child custody is imperative. It will help you better navigate Read More

Pleading to a “wet reckless” to avoid a felony DUI

Getting arrested for a DUI can be terrifying, especially for someone who is facing felony charges. There is, however, another option for certain offenders. First-time offenders may be able to enter Read More

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