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One of your favorite loved ones has been arrested. You desperately want to help by posting bail. The only problem is that while your intentions are good and your heart is in the right place, you don’t have any money. The good news is that just...

One of the big rules connected to your bail bonds is that you’re not supposed to engage in any type of criminal activity or with anyone suspected of criminal activity until your case concludes. The problem is that every once in a while we’ll get...

On average, bail amounts equate to roughly $10,000. If you think this is expensive, you ought to check out some of the most expensive bail in U.S. history: Raj Rajaratnam, $100 million bail. He was involved in a $20 million insider-trading scheme. Bernie Madoff, $10 million bail....

You have the right to remain silent and the right to an attorney. These are the rights for people who are arrested for any crime. These rights weren’t always in place and so fundamentally crucial to the people who get arrested. These rights came about...

Actions have consequences. The problem is that sometimes we don’t think about those consequences before we act. As a result, we find ourselves in a jail cell and facing criminal charges. While you may want the entire situation to disappear, what you shouldn’t do is...

Most of us are familiar with the concept of trespassing. We know that trespassing is the act of being on someone else’s property without first getting their permission. We fully understand that if we’re caught trespassing, the property owner has the right to file criminal...

Humans are funny. Whenever we’re given an order, we have an almost overwhelming compulsion to rebel against it. While rebellion is okay in certain situations, when that order comes directly from a police officer, it’s in your best interest to ignore your instincts. The vast majority...

It’s common knowledge that anyone who is driving with a baby in the car must have a reliable car seat in their car. Fewer people are confident about the laws when it comes to older, larger children. The issues of car seats in California are discussed...

Disability placards aren’t something everyone in California can appropriate and use for their own purposes. Getting caught misusing a disability placard in California can land you on the wrong side of the law. If you think you can misuse a disability placard and not get caught,...

In each state, judges are responsible for setting bail amounts for arrested people. This is called a “bail schedule” and each bail price is based on the severity of the crime. When it comes to bail set for every individual, the price will also be based...