Are the Police Able to Search My Property? A Helpful FAQ

You have probably already heard that, before the police are able to search your home, they will need a warrant…

Is Someone’s Consent a Valid Defense to Statutory Rape?

At The Law Office of Peter Blair, we can help you defend yourself when you have been charged with various…

Consequences of Vehicle Theft in California

In California, grand theft is the unlawful taking of someone else’s property under Penal Code 487, which also covers grand…

Search and Seizures and Being Searched Without a Warrant

There are many requirements that must be met for a search warrant to be legal in a given situation. Under…

What to Expect From a Sexual Assault Case: Civil Court

After somebody has accused you of sexual assault, they can choose to file a lawsuit against you in civil or…

California False Imprisonment Laws

What happens if you decide to restrain somebody? Let’s say that your spouse is adamant about leaving the house because…

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…

Forced Oral Sex: Rape in California

Recently, Oklahoma was in the news when a prosecutor made the ruling that forced oral sex is not rape if…

Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault (Date Rape)

The crime of drug-facilitated sexual assault occurs when a criminal uses alcohol and drugs to get a victim to consent…

The Crime of Marital Rape

You may be surprised to find that, until 1975, every state had a “marital exemption” that allowed a husband to…