What To Do if You Move Out of State

The rule is the same wherever a person moves in the United States. If a person move states permanently, they will need to check in with the DMV to take care of a few changes, like drivers license and car registration. If they do not do this, they risk being cited by the police if and when they are caught.

If you have any friends or family moving to California permanently, they will need to get their license or identification card updated with a new local address within 10 days of moving. If there is a teenager who currently has a driver permit, this will also need to be updated. It is a good idea for your loved one to get familiarized with our driving and safety laws, because not all driving laws are the same in each state...

Can I Request to Change My Court Date?

Right on our heels is Summer, a favorite time of year for people to travel. The children are on break from school and the weather cannot be beat. Travel has been planned for months and there are probably going to be some unplanned, short weekend trips ahead for relaxing at the beach or going hiking. Travel and vacations are a metaphor for freedom, but it is earned freedom. In some cases, that freedom can be taken away, by a judge’s order.

If a person is ever arrested, a judge will dictate whether or not a person can proceed with their planned vacation. In this kind of situation, the judge will first determine if the person is eligible to post bail. If the judge denies bail, the person must stay in police custody during their trial...

Are You Sure You Want to Post That Online?

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Employers are not the only people you should be worried about when you think, “I shouldn’t post that on social media.” These days, friends, family, police officers, activists groups, and even the general public need to be taken into consideration. Everyone is on social media and you never know whose hands your content can end up in.

Did you know that many law enforcement agencies now have special units that focus on delving into social media accounts, looking for evidence of criminal activity? People are too trusting, and even boastful, on social media. They over-share. This can end up hurting the individual and benefiting the police. Things like threats, photos with guns, and photos that are taken from a trespassing point of view can be incriminating...