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How is Alimony Determined in an LGBT Divorce ...

How is Alimony Determined in an LGBT Divorce ...

California’s laws are designed to provide the same rights and protections in all divorces. This means that no matter your gender or who you’re married to, you should have equal access to alimony, also known as spousal support. Alimony is not always...

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The Most Dangerous Cities in Southern Califor...

The Most Dangerous Cities in Southern Califor...

Many cities in Southern CA are notorious for having high crime rates. In many of these cities, these crime rates are a bit exaggerated. In 2016, the crime rate increased slightly in California, but the actual crime levels are even lower today than in many periods in...

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The 5 Most Common Crimes in Southern Californ...

The 5 Most Common Crimes in Southern Californ...

When you see news stories about crime, they often involve extremely serious, scandalous, or rare crimes. But the nightly news is not always representative of the actual crime that occurs day-to-day. While most of this crime goes by silently, the news tends to focus on...

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Who Pays Child Support in Shared Custody Case...

“Shared custody” is a confusing term because child custody terms often overlap and mean multiple things, depending on the situation. Custody can be “shared” in several ways, and different types of shared custody have different implications for...

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What is the Statute of Limitations on Drug Po...

What is the Statute of Limitations on Drug Po...

Statutes of limitations are legal deadlines for the government to file a case against you. If they do not get the case to a judge within a certain amount of time, the charges against you cannot be filed. Each criminal statute has a time limit that the government must...

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Is Driving Without Insurance a Criminal Offen...

Is Driving Without Insurance a Criminal Offen...

Some traffic offenses exist to help ensure safety. When you drive, there is always a chance that you may get into a car accident. When you do, it is vital that you carry car insurance. Rather than ensuring safety, this law is in place to help sure that others have the...

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Who Pays Child Support in a Same Sex Divorce ...

Who Pays Child Support in a Same Sex Divorce ...

California has many family laws dealing with marriage and children that used to only apply to couples and parents who included one man and one woman. However, California courts and legislators have learned that this is no longer the case in every couple or family, and...

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Who Gets to Keep the Engagement Ring in a Sam...

Who Gets to Keep the Engagement Ring in a Sam...

Same-sex relationships offer many of the same struggles and problems as any other relationship – but sometimes add special difficulties that other marriages do not have. In most opposite-sex relationships, there is only one engagement ring, and California law...

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What is the Average Jail Time for Types of Dr...

What is the Average Jail Time for Types of Dr...

When an individual is charged with drug possession in California, the first thought that comes to mind is usually concern about sentencing and potentially serving jail time. A possession conviction and history of incarceration can make it difficult to obtain...

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Can Child Support be Garnished from Two Jobs ...

Can Child Support be Garnished from Two Jobs ...

Failing to pay child support can mean serious penalties. The most common of these penalties is wage garnishment. When the courts result to wage garnishment, they can order your employer and your bank to withhold a portion of your paycheck and pay it directly towards...

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