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Not Helping a Police Officer is No Longer a Crime in CA
Not Helping a Police Officer is No Longer a Crime in CA

According to the California Posse Comitatus Act of 1872, a person at least 18 years of age will be charged with a misdemeanor if he/she refuses a request for help from a law enforcement official to make an arrest, retake a person into custody after escaping arrest or ...

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  • Governor Newsom Signs Law to Deter Police Shootings in CA

    On August 19, 2019, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed AB 392 into law, aiming to deter police shootings in the state. The new law will take effect ...

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  • How Juror Misconduct Can Affect a Criminal Case

    A jury consists of a group of impartial citizens who have reviewed the evidence presented in a case in order to unanimously declare if a defendant is ...

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  • Statute of Limitations for a California Hit & Run

    According to California Assembly Bill 184, the statute of limitations (SOL) is the maximum amount of time a prosecutor can file criminal charges. ...

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  • Vandalism Laws in California

    Although writing graffiti on a wall or smashing someone’s mailbox with a baseball bat seems like fun for teenagers and young adults, malicious ...

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  • Is Spanking Your Child Against the Law?

    When children misbehave, parents try their best to correct such behavior—either by teaching them a lesson, sending them on timeout, or even spanking ...

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  • How Do I Clear a Bench Warrant in California?

    If you have failed to appear (FTA) in court, pay a fine, or obey a specific court order, a judge may issue you a “bench warrant” to arrest and detain ...

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  • Benefits of Having a Former Prosecutor Represent You

    When choosing a legal representative for your criminal case, you may be wondering what type of experience or credentials you should be looking for in ...

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  • 5 Questions to Ask Your Criminal Defense Attorney

    If you have been arrested for a crime, remember you have the right to consult an attorney before speaking to the police and to have an attorney ...

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  • How to Fight False Accusations of Domestic Abuse

    Have you recently been falsely accused of domestic abuse or violence ? Were you made aware of the accusations by being served with a protective or ...

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