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  • PC 602: What’s Criminal Trespass in California?
    PC 602: What’s Criminal Trespass in California?

    California Penal Code (PC) 602 is a California law covering the offense of criminal trespass. Per 602 PC, a person generally commits criminal trespassing when they: Enter (or remain on) another’s ...

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  • License Suspension & Revocation Laws in California
    License Suspension & Revocation Laws in California

    California, like all other states, requires anyone behind the wheel of a motor vehicle to be properly licensed and in good standing with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Should you run afoul of ...

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  • Criminal Drug Possession Law in California
    Criminal Drug Possession Law in California

    Under California Law, criminal possession of drugs is broken down into two different categories, simple possession of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance with the intent to ...

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  • Statutory Rape and Consent Laws in California
    Statutory Rape and Consent Laws in California

    Under California law, engaging in sexual intercourse with someone under the age of 18 is against the law. The only exception is if the underage person is married to the person they had sex with – ...

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  • Six Facts About Expungement Law in California
    Six Facts About Expungement Law in California

    Under California law, people convicted of a crime may have the option of reopening their criminal proceedings to reverse the conviction to a dismissal in certain circumstances. Doing so will allow the ...

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  • California Felony Sentencing Laws, Mandatory Minimum Sentences
    California Felony Sentencing Laws, Mandatory Minimum Sentences

    Up until 1977, California law heavily favored the idea of indeterminate sentences and stated or implied that the amount of time someone convicted of a crime should be kept in prison would be ...

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