Fraudulent Conveyance by a Judgment Debtor | Penal Code 155 PC

Sometimes a fradaulent conveyance is referred to as “concealing assets from creditors” or “hiding your assets.” Under the Penal Code Section 1551, the offense essentially prohibits a party in a pending matter or a losing party against whom a judgment has been entered for the recovery of their personal property from selling, giving away, or…

Making a False Fire Alarm | California Penal Code 148.4 PC

California Penal Code 148.4 PC prohibits one to make a false report of a fire alarm or other fire protection equipment. Below our criminal defense lawyers explain the elements of this offense. How Does the Prosecutor Prove Someone Made a False Fire Alarm? To prove that the defendant is guilty of this offense, the prosecutor has to…

False Report of an Emergency | Penal Code 148.3 PC

148.3. (a) Any individual who reports, or causes any report to be made, to any city, county, city and county, or state department, district, agency, division, commission, or board, that an “emergency” exists, knowing that the report is false, is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punishable by imprisonment in a…

Bribery of Witnesses | California Penal Code 137 & 138 PC

Bribery of witnesses under California Penal Code § 137 pc entails the offense of giving a witness a bribe in connection with his/her testimony pertaining to a crime in a legal proceeding. It also involves the giving of a bribe to a witness in connection with his/her providing material information in connection to a crime…

California Preparing False Evidence Laws

Every person guilty of preparing any false or ante-dated book, paper, record, instrument in writing, or other matter or thing, with intent to produce it, or allow it to be produced for any fraudulent or deceitful purpose, as genuine or true, upon any trial, proceeding, or inquiry whatever, authorized by law, is guilty of felony…

Penal Code 132 | Offering False Evidence Explained

Penal Code 132 | Offering False Evidence Explained

Below I will explain California’s law on offering false evidence which is prosecuted under penal code 132 pc. Definition of Offering False Evidence Every person who upon any trial, proceeding, inquiry, or investigation whatever, authorized or permitted by law, offers in evidence, as genuine or true, any book, paper, document, record, or other instrument in…

6 Things You Should Know About “Perjury” Laws

Under California Penal Code 118 pc, perjury is when you intentionally provide false information that you know to be false while you are under oath1. How Does The Prosecutor Prove Perjury? To prove that someone is guilty of perjury, the prosecutor has to prove the following facts or elements2 You took an oath to provide3…

A Guide to Careers in Criminal Justice

Criminal justice and other law enforcement based careers are satisfying and worthwhile fields. Providing a much needed service, careers in criminal justice encompass a wide array of work opportunities that focus on public safety. Whether it is on a crime scene, working as an investigator or agent, or in a laboratory performing forensic science; the…

Ultimate Reference Guide for Law Students

Ultimate Reference Guide for Law Students

Law School Outlines, Test Preparation & Exams Reparing for Exams – This informational piece was created in order to help law students prepare for outlining and exams. Classification and Verification of Law School Outlines  – Classification and verification can be a very difficult process. However, Arbi Tamrazan from the Department of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University gives…