California law defines each crime according to a specific code section. The Penal Code defines the vast majority of the crimes. But the Vehicle Code addresses certain crimes involving cars, motor vehicles and driving. The Health & Safety Code addresses most crimes involving marijuana or narcotics.
We invite you to explore our site and use it as a resource in understanding criminal law in this state. If you have additional questions, or desire representation, feel free to contact our California criminal defense lawyers for a consultation.