New 2016 California Marijuana Laws

NEW CALIFORNIA MARIJUANA LAWS – REVISION TO PREVIOUS ARTICLE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN A PREVIOUS POST REGARDING PROP 64 WAS INACCURATE AS IT WAS BASED ON INCOMPLETE INFORMATION.  THE FOLLOWING IS AN UPDATE TO THAT PREVIOUS POST: What’s legal now: Possession of an...

MIP – Restricted Driver’s License

A MIP (minor in possession of alcohol) conviction in Butte County will result in a one-year driver’s license suspension.  Because there is no diversion option in Butte County, and the law requires a driver’s license suspension, a MIP conviction will result in this...

Minor in Possession in Chico

It’s common knowledge that college students drink.  Yes, even college students under 21 years old… shocking, right?  What actually is shocking to a lot of parents of younger college students is the call home by the son or daughter after being cited for a MIP (minor in...

Arrest Information Q&A

Arrest Information – 530attorneys.com Do Cops Have to Tell You Why They’re Arresting You? Yes, in California police officers must inform arrestees of the reason why they are being arrested.  This is the rule unless the person is “actually engaged in the commission of...