California Grand Theft Firearm Charges: A Serious Crime

When you think of grand theft charges, you may think about large or expensive personal items taken: such as expensive…

Will I Receive a Felony For a First Time Theft Charge?

When it comes to shoplifting, you probably have an understanding that anything can be shoplifted and be called a theft….

Property Crimes Most Prevalent in San Diego

Property crimes are one of the most prevalent types of crimes in San Diego, at approximately 29,158 taking place every…

Proposition 47 and Possession of a Stolen Firearm

Proposition 47 is known as the “Safe Neighborhood and Schools Act” that took effect on November 5, 2014. Prop 47…

Defense for Grand Theft: Penal Code 487

The crime of theft is addressed in the State of California under Penal Code 487. The California law defines theft…

What to expect if you are charged with larceny in California

In California, larceny and theft actually are the same crime. Either term can be used when charging an individual, as…

Possible Defenses for Receiving Stolen Property in California

Under California Penal Code section 496, a California resident is guilty of receiving stolen property if he or she buys,…