Alcohol Related Arrests in San Diego

This past weekend, San Diego law enforcement officers arrested 169 people at a Supercross race at Qualcomm Stadium on suspicion of various alcohol-related offenses, and another six during Mission Valley patrols. Sheriff’s deputies and San Diego police officers joined forces with the California Alcoholic Beverage Control agents to make the arrests during the one-day Monster Energy Supercross [...]

By |February 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a “predicate act”?

A “predicate act” is an earlier offense that can be used to enhance a sentence levied for a later conviction. It is a crime which is composed of some of the elements of a more serious crime and which is committed for carrying out the greater crime. A RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act)violation requires [...]

By |January 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a Ponzi Scheme?

A ponzi scheme is a kind of investment fraud.  It gives the illusion of solvency that is created by paying off early investors with capital raised from later entrants. As long as new investments continue to come in the door, the earlier adopters reap fat rewards; but once markets tumble and investors withdraw, the whole [...]

By |January 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is the California Law on “Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child”?

The law that aims to protect children from any continuous sexual abuse is found in California Penal Code 288.5. A person is guilty of  this crime if he/she lives with, or has recurring access to, a child under 14 years old;  and over the course of 3 months or longer, commits (on the child) 3 [...]

By |April 10th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is the Stalking Law in California?

The California Stalking Law is found in the California Penal Code Section 646.9. The law began in 1990 in response to a number of celebrity stalking cases. Today the stalking law is more frequently used by average people who allege they are being stalked. CPC 646.9 defines stalking: (a) Any person who willfully, maliciously, and [...]

By |March 3rd, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

California Hit and Run Accident Involving Property Damage

There are two types of hit and run violations in California; misdemeanor and felony. A misdemeanor involves property damage and a felony is concerned with personal injury to the other party. In this article we will examine the misdemeanor hit and run as recorded in the California Vehicle Code 20002:   http://www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/vctop/d10/vc20002.htm California V C [...]

By |February 16th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DMV Hearings after a DUI Arrest in California

If you are arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in California, your driver’s license will immediately be confiscated by the police. You will be served with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) “Notice of Suspension“. This document formally suspends your license Provides a temporary driving privilege for 30 days Explains your rights to an administrative [...]

By |February 13th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments