Tag: Criminal Records

Tips for Understanding Criminal Charges

If you’re looking for information about a person’s criminal history, a background check may help. How do you understand someone’s background check?

What are the Differences Between a Misdemeanor and a Felony?

You’ve likely heard the terms “misdemeanor” and “felony” before. However, do you know the actual differences between the two?

Antiquated Laws Still on the Books

Plenty of laws make it on the books for one reason or another, then stay there for decades. How many of these odd laws have you heard of before?

What Crimes Make Someone a Sex Offender?

You’ve probably heard of the sex offender registry before. Established in 2006, the registry is supposed to be a way for the public to stay informed about convicted offenders in their neighborhood. Each state maintains its own registry. As such, the specific requirements for registration and public notification vary from state to state. These registries Read More…

The Best Ways to Stay Safe With New Friends

As you go through life, people will come and go. If they share common interests, and have compatible personalities, some of those people that come into your life will become new friends. As fun as it can be getting to know a new friend and develop that relationship, one thing you cannot ignore in that Read More…

7 Easy Ways to Foil Porch Pirates

You may have heard the term “porch pirates” recently. It’s a phrase used to describe people who steal packages off other people’s front porches. Though the phenomenon is not necessarily an epidemic, it may feel like it. Especially when you see the proliferation of Ring doorbell and security camera videos capturing these scurvy dogs. If you’ve Read More…

Finding a Balance Between Trust and Caution in Your Relationship

If you’ve ever been in a serious relationship, you know the push and pull that happens when it comes to suspicion surrounding your partner. You want to be trustful, but you also don’t want to end up a fool. (Especially if you’ve been burned by someone before, and know how that feels.) Of course, you Read More…

Keeping Your Kids Safe Through the Colder Months

You may think that, as the weather cools down, your kids will be more inclined to want to spend more time indoors. Except, you’ve forgotten about the joys of rolling around in piles of raked leaves, making snowmen, and ice skating on a frozen pond. So, your kids may actually want to start playing outside Read More…

Choose Your College Friends Carefully

In addition to the education you seek, friends are an important part of your overall college experience. Indeed, the friendships you form could provide you with another kind of education. In many cases, college students tend to come together from a variety of locations and backgrounds. From this diverse pool, your potential friends can help Read More…

Are Door-to-Door Scams Still a Problem?

In the digital age, you probably hear mostly about scams as they occur on social media, email, or other pockets of the internet. You’ve likely also heard about phone scams. But one thing you probably don’t hear much about anymore is door-to-door scams. Obviously, back in the day, this was the only way you could Read More…