Below are a list of legal articles explaining California penal code violations.
Penal Code Violations 32- 29805
Accessory after the Fact | California Penal Code 32 PC – Any person who helps a principal felon avoid or escape, arrest, trial, conviction or punishment after the felony has been committed.
California Bribery of Public Employees | California Penal Code 67 & 68 PC – Under California Law, a bribe takes place when a public official corruptly makes a decision or intervenes on behalf of someone in exchange for money or something of value.
Resisting an Executive Officer | California Penal Code 69 PC – Any person who attempts or knowingly resists to stop or to prevent an executive officer from performing his/her duty by using threat or violence.
Bribery of Elected Officials | California Penal Code 85 & 86 PC – Bribery to elected legislators which entails giving something of value to an elected legislator for the purpose of influencing his/her act/decision/opinion in your favor.
Bribery of Judges or Jurors | California Penal Code 92 & 93 PC – Bribes to judges or jurors which entails giving something of value to judges or jurors for the purpose of influencing his/her act/decision/opinion in your favor.
Perjury Charges Explained | California Penal Code 118 PC – Intentionally providing false information that you know to be false while you are under oath.
Police Officers Filing False Reports | California Penal Code 118.1 PC – A peace officer acting in his official capacity writes and files a report in a criminal case that he knows contains a false statement concerning a material matter in the case.
Offering False Evidence Explained | California Penal Code 132 PC – Offering false evidence entails knowingly presenting false written evidence as if it were true or real in any legal proceeding and/or upon any inquiry authorized by law.
Preparing False Evidence | California Penal Code 134 PC – Preparing any false matter or thing (as will be defined below) with the intent that it would be used for a fraudulent purpose at any legal proceeding and/or upon any inquiry authorized by law.
Destroying or Concealing Evidence | California Penal Code 135 PC – Every person who, knowing that any book, paper, record, instrument in writing, or other matter or thing, is about to be produced in evidence upon any trial, inquiry, or investigation whatever, authorized by law, willfully destroys or conceals the same, with intent thereby to prevent it from being produced.
Dissuading a Witness or Victim | California Penal Code 136.1 PC – dissuading a witness entails knowingly and maliciously preventing or dissuading a victim or witness to a crime from any of the following acts:(1) attending or testifying in a proceeding, (2) making a report, (3) Cooperating or providing information, (4) seeking the arrest of someone in connection with a crime.
Bribery of Witnesses | California Penal Code 137 & 138 PC – Entails the offense of giving a witness a bribe in connection with his/her testimony pertaining to a crime in a legal proceeding.
Tampering with or Planting Evidence | Penal Code 141 PC – A person intentionally tampers with or plants evidence with the intent that another person is charged with a crime.
Resisting Arrest | California Penal Code 148(a)(1) PC – Prohibits one to resist, obstruct, or delay a law enforcement officer in the performance of his/her duty.
False Report of an Emergency | Penal Code 148.3 PC – 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, and who knows that the report is false,
Making a False Fire Alarm | California Penal Code 148.4 PC – Prohibits one to make a false report of a fire alarm or other fire protection equipment.
Making a False Report of a Crime | Penal Code 148.5 PC – Prohibits one to make a false report of a felony or misdemeanor to a peace officer, prosecutor, grand jury, or any employee designated to accept reports of criminal activity from citizens.
False Representation of Identity to a Police Officer | Penal Code 148.9 PC – Offense is a misdemeanor for which the penalties may include up to 6 months in county jail or by a fine, not exceeding $1,000, or by both fine and imprisonment.
Fraudulent Conveyance by a Judgment Debtor | Penal Code 155 PC – 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 transferring in some way his/her personal property to someone else to avoid the winning party in the case from recovering the judgment amount.
Bribery of County Supervisors Laws Explained | Penal Code 165 PC – Prohibits giving or offering a bribe to any member of any common council, a board of supervisors, or board of trustees of any county, city and county, city, or public corporation, with intent to corruptly influence such member.
Contempt of Court Laws | California Penal Code 166 PC – Different types of behavior that are essentially disrespectful to the court. The most serious of which is a willfull violation of a court order.
“Conspiracy” Charges Explained | California Penal Code 182 PC – An agreement between two or more people to commit a criminal act and an act taken by one or more parties of a conspiracy in furtherance of one or more of the criminal objectives of the conspiracy.
Money Laundering | California Penal Code 186.10 PC – Financial transactions made to further criminal activity or to process funds gained through criminal activity. Money laundering might be used as a way to hide money gained unlawfully.
Gang Enhancement | California Penal Code 186.22 PC – Committed a crime for the benefit of a gang.
Murder | California Penal Code 187 PC – Prohibits an unlawful killing of a human being or fetus with malice aforethought.
Gross Vehicular Manslaughter While Intoxicated | Penal Code 191.5(a) PC – Is the unlawful killing of a human being while driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs with gross negligence.
Negligent Vehicular Manslaughter While Intoxicated | Penal Code 191.5(b) PC – Is the unlawful killing of a human being, without malice aforethought, while driving a vehicle in violation of vehicle code 23152, 23153 or 23140 without gross negligence.
Voluntary Manslaughter Laws Explained | Penal Code 192(a) PC – Killing that a defendant commits upon a sudden quarrel or in the heat of passion.
Involuntary Manslaughter | California Penal Code 192(b) PC – Unintentional homicide that occurs either during the commission of non-felony crimes or during lawful conduct engaged in a reckless manner.
Mayhem | California Penal Code 203 PC – Unlawfully and maliciously deprives a human being of a member of his body, or disables, disfigures, or renders it useless, or cuts or disables the tongue, or puts out an eye, or slits the nose, ear, or lip, is guilty of mayhem.
Aggravated Mayhem | California Penal Code 205 PC – Maliciously causing disability or disfigurement to another’s body with extreme indifference to their physical or psychological well-being.
Torture | California Penal Code 206 PC – The intentional infliction of extreme pain and suffering upon another person.
Kidnapping | California Penal Code 207, 208, 209 PC – The act of moving another person from one place to another against his or her will while using force or fear to do so.
Kidnapping During the Commission of A Carjacking – California Penal Code 209.5 PC – Entails the act kidnapping a person to facilitate the commission of the carjacking
Extortion by Posing as a Kidnapper | California Penal Code 210 PC – Person poses as someone who is either the kidnapper or someone who aided and abetted a kidnapper, or as someone who has the authority to obtain the release of the kidnapped victim.
False Imprisonment of A Hostage to Avoid Arrest | Penal Code 210.5 PC – Defendant using force or threat of force against a victim to make the victim stay or go somewhere against the victim’s will so that the defendant can avoid arrest.
Robbery | California Penal Code 211 PC – Taking property that is not yours from another person’s possession and immediate presence.
Carjacking | Penal Code 215 PC – The felonious taking of a motor vehicle in the possession of another, against his or her will and with the intent to either permanently or temporarily deprive the person in possession of the motor vehicle of his or her possession, accomplished by means of force or fear.
False Imprisonment | California Penal Code 236 PC – The unlawful violation of the personal liberty of another.