If the case has been filed in court, the statute of limitations is tolled until you come to court. Usually, a warrant will be issued. If the case hasn't been filed, then the SOL would apply. Not showing up for court will not allow you to take advantage of the SOL.
Here is the SOL for misdemeanors
Penal Code 802
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), (c), or (d),
prosecution for an offense not punishable by death or imprisonment in
the state prison shall be commenced within...
Go to this link regarding your rights as a landlord in CA. The free publication is written by the CA Dept of Consumer Affairs.
You should always be cautious when you are the landlord because of the severe civil damages that can be imposed if you do not do things as prescribed by law. Hell hath no fury like a tenant scorned. Luckily, in most cases they don't have resources to go after you but the goal is to try and prevent...
Go to this link regarding your rights as a tenant in CA. The free publication is written by the CA Dept of Consumer Affairs.
Here are some excerpts
Landlord’s responsibility for repairs
Before renting a rental unit to a tenant, a landlord must make the unit fit to live in, or habitable. Additionally, while the unit is being rented, the landlord must repair problems that make the rental unit unfit to live in, or...
The statute says you have to know your not authorized by law to receive the record,
Any person, except those specifically referred to in Section
1070 of the Evidence Code, who, knowing he is not authorized by law
to receive a record or information obtained from a record, knowingly
buys, receives, or possesses the record or information is guilty of a
Most police reports have to be released pursuant to a public information request. That is how newspapers and TMZ get police reports on stars. The same laws apply for everyone requesting records.
Go the following link where there is a PDF of the types of records which must be released pursuant to a freedom of information request.
If you have a pending case, then your lawyer will get the police reports.
This is a general...
It is up to the judge and DA. When you are placed on DEJ you plea guilty and sentencing is put off until you successfully complete the terms of the DEJ. If you violate the terms of the DEJ by getting a new case, you are automatically sentenced to the original sentence which was stayed or up to the max punishment for the original crime you were put on DEJ for. If the original DEJ was a PC1000, some courts will offer a Prop36 disposition in lieu of sentencing you since it is more stringent of...
Below is the WI code section dealing with mental health crises. Most counties have mental health hospitals and treatment services. Call the counties mental health crisis line. Explain your situation and maybe they will have advice on how to handle the situation. If you can get the person to turn themselves in voluntarily, the county mental health system will try to help. If they wont go voluntarily, law enforcement or other mental health professional has the authority to take a person to...
See the following penal code sections. If he is under 18, he will be treated in the juvenile court system. Since is was a minimal amount of MJ his case will probably be handled by the probation department. He will probably be put on informal probation and be required to comply with the terms laid out by the probation department. Depending on how the case is handled he may have his DL suspended.
HS 11357. (a) Except as authorized by law, every person who possesses any concentrated...
Civilly, you can get a restraining order against his harassment. You will need proof and witnesses. Set up a video camera so that it is not observable from outside. Once you catch him on camera committing crimes and making threats. You can do a citizens arrest against him with the police and ask the officer to issue an emergency protective order against him. You can then get the judge to extend the protective order for a period of 3 years. Hire a private investigator to help you set up...
This is a very fluid area of law that is being challenged all of the time with a number of conflicting cases, unpublished opinions, and expanded protections under the 2nd Amendment. Below are links to the CA DOJ and federal interp of the Lautenberg Amendment.
You should consult with a gun rights attorney to evaluate if the 415 would preclude you from owning a gun. You are right it doesn't look like CA will preclude your rights see statute below.
Under federal law the question is...