Borrowed Items: Can I be Accused of a Theft Crime?

Many people fear that they will be accused of a crime of theft if they forget to return borrowed items…

Vehicular Manslaughter: When Someone is Killed in a DUI Accident

DUI vehicular manslaughter is covered under California PC 191.5. It is known as negligent vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. Many people…

A Brief Overview of Crimes Involving Violence

Every day, violent crimes take place in the U.S., putting lives at risk. It is true that crimes involving violence…

Can “Defense of Others” Be Used as an Actual Defense?

You are probably aware of the laws regarding self-defense, which means that you can use reasonable force to protect yourself…

When You’ve Attempted to Commit a Crime in California

If you fail to pull off a crime after you planned on committing it, it is known as a criminal…

Will a Grand Jury be Involved in my Criminal Case?

When you have been charged with a crime, you may have a variety of questions. You may wonder how long…

What Happens if I Only Attempted to Commit a Crime?

What happens if you attempted a crime but never completed it? Without coming close enough to finish the crime, you…

Assault and Battery Charges Explained

Did you physically strike another person in an argument? Did you place somebody in harm’s way by threatening them and…

Lesser Included Offense in California

When one hears the legal term “lesser included offense,” it means that the crime at hand is part of a…

Penal Code 422: Defining And Defending Criminal Threats Charge

If an individual intentionally puts another individual in a state of fear by means of threats, these threats are known…