Do You Need Affordable Bail Help in Los Angeles?

Do You Need Affordable Bail Help in Los Angeles?

The thought of bailing a friend or family member out of jail scares a lot of people, and it is easy to see why. When someone needs to post bail that means that someone is stuck behind bars. Being stuck in a jail cell is never and is something that nobody wants to experience. That is why so many people hate the idea of one of their loved ones getting arrested. They do not want a person they care about to suffer.

This leads to many people fearing bail, when they really shouldn’t. Bail is a good thing. It helps a person get out of jail before their trial is complete. When a person is out on bail, they will be able to better prepare for their court dates, and go to court in professional looking attire. They will not have to go while wearing an orange jumpsuit.

Unfortunately, most people cannot afford to bail someone out of jail on their own. This is due to the fact that most bail amounts cost several thousands of dollars. That is where most people turn to bail bond companies for help. They do this because a bail bond will only cost 10% of their loved one’s bail.

If you want to get an affordable bail bond in the state of California, alongside professional bail help, contact Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles. We have been providing Californians with cheap and affordable bail bonds for years. Let us help you in rescuing your friend or family member from jail.

Call 877-793-2254 or click Chat With Us now. You will be glad that you did.

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Looking for Experienced Bail Help?

Looking for Experienced Bail Help?

When a person needs help with something, they look for someone who has experience with the matter. After all, it only makes sense. When you need help with something you have never dealt with before, you go to someone who has dealt with it. This way, they can give you useful advice.

When you need to bail someone out of jail, you want to find an experienced bail agent. This way, they will be able to apply their knowledge and experience to your case. To many people, this may seem like a daunting task, however, it is actually quite easy. All a person has to do is contact Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles.

For the last 30 years, Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles has been helping Californians bail their friends and family members out of jail. We know exactly what we are doing. You can ask our agents any bail related questions, and they will be able to provide you with the answers that you need.

On top of having years of experience behind them, our agents are also backed by years of continual training. Every other year, we put each of our bail agents through training to ensure that they remain up-to-date on everything bail related. This, in turn, ensures that our clients always get the best bail help that we can offer them.

If you need to bail someone out of jail, make sure you get the best bail help available in California. You can talk to the professional bail agents here at Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles to get started at any time. Our agents are standing by to help you.

You can meet with an agent at one of our local offices, click Chat With Us, or call 877-793-2254 now.

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The Right to Remain Silent

The Right to Remain Silent

We’re all familiar with the Miranda Rights, which basically grants us the ability to not tell the police anything if we’re arrested. While we’ve heard thousands of television cops recite the famous words “you have the right to remain silent” few of us actually know what that means.

The History of the Miranda Rights

The Miranda Rights take their name from Ernesto Arturo Miranda. He was arrested in 1963 and placed in a line-up. The victim selected Miranda. When the police questioned him, he confessed to the crime. It looked like an open and shut case, when in fact, it turned into a case that forever changed police procedure in the United States.

After Miranda was found guilty of raping and kidnapping, his attorney argued that the case should have been thrown out because Miranda was never told that he had the “right to remain silent.” Instead of ignoring the claims, the case, along with three similar cases, made it to the Supreme Court. In 1966, the Supreme Court ruled that in situations like the one Miranda found himself in, the police can’t use a confession unless the accused has first been advised of their right to remain silent and reminded that if they confess, the confession can be used against them during the court case.

What the Right to Remain Silent Really Means

The right to remain silent doesn’t mean that the police can’t question you. The right to remain silent is designed to provide you with a layer of protection in two different circumstances.

If you are in court and under oath, the right to remain silent means you aren’t legally required to say something that could incriminate you in criminal activity. If you do say something, the prosecution can use the confession, even an inadvertent one, against you. In this type of situation, the right to remain silent is commonly referred to as Taking the Fifth.

The second situation where the right to remain silent comes into play is if you’re being deposed by the police. They’re allowed to question you, but you don’t have to say anything that could be considered a confession to a crime.

When do the Miranda Rights Come into Play?

The police are supposed to read you your Miranda Rights as soon as they make a move to take you into custody. Being taken into custody means that you don’t have the ability to leave when you decide that you’ve had enough. You’re right to remain silent kicks in as soon as the police put handcuffs on you, which is why it’s important to remain cool, calm, and collected while they drive you to the police station. You don’t want to lose your temper while you are in the back of the car that could be used against you.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Online School

Advantages and Disadvantages of Online School

The idea of online school isn’t new. Online schooling has been around for some time and many parents have taken advantage of it. Other parents have thought about it from time to time and briefly considered looking into it but never got around to it.

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the concept of online schooling to the forefront of everyone’s mind. In light of the pandemic, some schools have even opted entirely do away with in-classroom learning and devote all of their resources to virtual education.

How Online Schooling Differs from Home Schooling

It’s important to understand that online schooling and homeschooling aren’t exactly the same thing.

Homeschooling is a type of schooling where the parents have total control over their child’s education. In some cases, the parent works with a group of like-minded parents, an organization that has created a curriculum, or even tutors. In other instances, the parent does all the teaching themselves.

Students who partake with online schooling are still connected to the school’s curriculum. Teachers who are employed by the school handle the student’s educational needs.

Advantages of Online Schooling

Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, the biggest advantages connected to online schooling was that students who didn’t do well in a traditional classroom setting still enjoyed a high level of education. The set up was ideal for students who were in living situations that required them to learn from different locations, such as a parent’s house one day, a grandparent’s house in a different county, or during a commute. Online schooling was also good for the children who didn’t have a reliable means of getting to school every single day.

Parents often like online schooling because it is designed in such a way that parents are able to be involved in their child’s education without having to worry about doing the actual teaching.

Students who do best when they’re able to work at their own pace generally excel when they’re removed from the traditional classroom and enrolled in an online schooling program.

Disadvantages of Online Schooling

The simple reality is that while online schooling is wonderful for some students, other students struggle with it. The disadvantages of online schooling include:

It limits the child’s ability to socialize with people their own age
Students who lack self-discipline struggle
Students don’t connect as well with the teacher which makes them reluctant to ask for additional help

 
One of the biggest disadvantages connected to online learning is that it eliminates a sense of competition that many students require before they’ll push their limits and strive to excel.

If your child is taking advantage of online schooling this year, it’s important that you make an effort to connect to the school and go over the rules for logging in each day, know when homework needs to be completed, and have a plan to make sure that you can take the steps needed to help your child thrive in an at-home learning environment.

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3 Things Parents Should Consider Before Posting Bail for Adult Children

3 Things Parents Should Consider Before Posting Bail for Adult Children

No parent wants to learn that their adult child has been arrested. Even though your child is an adult, it’s natural to want to do whatever it takes to help them out. That includes paying your adult child’s bail. Before you withdraw your life savings and rush to the jail there are a few things you need to consider before posting bail for your adult child.

Can you Afford to Post your Adult Child’s Bail?

Your child should learn how much bail they’ll need shortly after they’ve been arrested. Once you know the amount, it’s time to make an honest assessment of your financial situation. As much as you want to help your adult child, doing so shouldn’t put you in a position where you are no longer able to pay your mortgage or buy groceries for yourself.

If you’re afraid that posting your adult child’s bail will put you in a financial bind, you should contact local California bail bonds businesses for a free bail bonds consultation.

How Quickly Can You Reach Your Child?

The first thing you should ask your newly arrested child is if they are okay. The second thing to learn is where they’re located. If they’ve been arrested in your home city/county, reaching your adult child is easy but things get more complicated if you are currently located in Maryland and they were arrested in California.

If you’re living in a different state, you have two choices. First, you can find someone to act as an intermediary and have them post the bail for you. The person must be trustworthy enough that you’re confident they’ll use the money you wire them to post your adult child’s bail and not simply pocket the money and disappear. In most cases, you’re better off using a bail bondsman who offers low-interest bond instead of a family friend/relation.

If you don’t have someone in the area you can trust, you’ll have to travel to the city/county where your adult child is incarcerated. The travel expenses will have to be considered when you’re trying to figure out if you can afford to post your adult child’s bail.

Can You Trust Your Child to Make Their Court Date?

Posting bail for an adult child requires trust, particularly if you don’t live in the area. You must be confident that they will attend every single one of their court dates. Failing to appear to court will only make your adult child’s situation worse.

Failing to appear in court, which is also called bail jumping, has some serious consequences in California. The original charges don’t go away simply because your child skipped their court date. The bail you posted for your adult child will be forfeited. In many cases, additional charges are filed against your adult child, increasing the chances of them spending time in jail.

If you used personal assets, such as a car or your house as collateral for the bail you could lose them forever.

If you’re worried your adult child will jump bail, it’s in both yours and your child’s best interest to refuse to bail them out.

Contact Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles for Help

When your adult child has been arrested in California and you need help bailing them out, it is in your best interest to contact Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles. We’re a family owned bail bonds business. We have been serving the California area for several years and are familiar with all the local jails/courts. We have the resources and skills needed to quickly post your adult child’s bail.

The list of California bail bonds services we provide includes:

• 0% Interest payment plans
20% Discount
• Phone approvals
• No hidden fees
• No collateral for working signers

 

For a free consultation to get your questions answered, just call 877-793-2254 or click Chat With Us now.

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3 Questions to Ask Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles

3 Questions to Ask Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles

It doesn’t matter if you’re trying to secure bail for yourself or for a loved one, it’s always a stressful process. The sheer amount of stress you’re dealing with combined with the underlying sense of urgency you feel can result in some costly mistakes. More than one person has inadvertently found themselves dealing with a bail bonds business that was more interested in running a scam than actually bailing anyone out of jail. That’s why we urge every single person who contacts us to take a few minutes to ask some questions about the legitimacy of our business.

There are a few questions we wish every single person who contacted us for free bail bonds advice would ask.

Is Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles Properly Licensed?

One of the first things you should ask any California bail bonds business is if they are properly licensed to offer bail bonds in the state. We promise we won’t be offended when you ask for our business license number or if you decide to use the Department of Insurance website to verify the information.

How Much will the Bail Cost?

By the time you contact us, you should already know how much money is required to bail yourself or a loved one out of jail. The good news is that if you decide to use Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles you don’t have to come up with the entire amount.

Traditionally, we charge 10% of the amount needed. That’s our “fee.” The good news is that many people who contact us are eligible for a 20% discount. You can rest assured that when we tell you how much of the bail money you have to come up with on your own, that’s the final amount. We never charge hidden fees.

How Long Will it Take for Us to Get you Out of Jail?

You should ask us how long it will take for us to complete the paperwork and get you or your loved one out of jail. While we would love to give you an exact time, we’re really not able to. 

We can tell you that we work quickly. We offer both phone and online bail bonds approvals which helps speed up the process. During the 30 years we’ve been posting bail in California, we’ve managed to streamline the process so that we’re ready to post the bail shortly after you’ve signed a bail bonds contract. The biggest hold up is usually on the court’s end. It’s sometimes difficult to figure out how long it will take them to complete the paperwork needed for your release.

The good news is that the sooner you contact us, the sooner we can post your bail, and the sooner you’ll be able to sleep in your own bed.

When you contact Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles, you’ll enjoy a nice range of services that includes:

• 24/7 Bail bond service
20% Discount
• Phone/online approvals
• 0% Interest payment plans
• No hidden fees
• No collateral for working signers

 

Want to get out of jail and back into the loving arms of your family? We’re ready to lend a hand. Call 877-793-2254 or click Chat With Us now for a free consultation.

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Staying Safe During California’s Wildfire Season

Staying Safe During California’s Wildfire Season

Each year, California has wildfires that attract national and sometimes even international media attention. The various media channels like to talk about what might have caused the wildfire, how big it’s gotten, and how teams are desperately working to fight it, as someone who lives in California, you’re first priority is doing everything possible to keep yourself and your loved ones safe during this year’s wildfire season.

Prepare Early

Don’t wait until you can hear the roar of the wildfire bearing down on you to start preparing. Wildfires spread quickly and they can also start quickly. Don’t wait until you’re in a high-risk area to start preparing for a wildfire. As soon as you move to California, you need to create start preparing for the possibility of a fire. 

Early California fire preparations include:

• Turning your property into a defensible space
• Having an evacuation plan in place
• Keeping your vehicle prepped in case you have to evacuate
• Having a bag packed with life essentials in case you need to evacuate
• Making sure your personal property is covered by property insurance

 

Creating a Defensible Space

You want to surround your property with a defensible space. This space serves as a buffer between an approaching fire and your home. The space shouldn’t have any items or vegetation that’s likely to burn. The defensible space should extend at 30 feet past your house.

Packing Evacuation Supplies

You don’t have enough room in your car for all of your personal belongings. Limit what you need to one bag per person. Most of the time you can keep his bag in your closet, but if it looks like there is a chance that you’ll have to evacuate, stow the emergency fire bag in your car. Fire moves quickly so each second you save is important.

Items you should have in your emergency fire evacuation bag include:

• A change of clothing
• Cash/credit cards
• An extra charger for your cell phone
• The contact information for your insurance company
• A first aid kit
• Any medication you take
• Water
• Food
• A flashlight

 

Keep Tabs on your Neighbors

Fire doesn’t care who it hurts. It’s up to you to keep in touch with your neighbors and make sure that they’re able to protect themselves from a wildfire. Whenever possible, offer to help them evacuate. Taking a few seconds to contact your neighbor’s emergency contact, or helping load up their car helps save lives.

Prepare your Pets

You can’t afford to forget about your pets during an emergency fire evacuation. They can’t fend for themselves. You should also be prepared for even the most docile pet to become stressed as you evacuate. They might not understand exactly what is going on, but they do know that a fire is approaching and that you’re stressed. 

Lock your pets in a different part of the house while you prepare to evacuate. This prevents them from bolting out the door and getting lost while you’re packing up your vehicle. When you’re ready to load your pets in the car keep them leashed or in a carrier. Don’t assume they will just follow you. Each time you stop the car for gas, make sure your pets are restrained before you get out of your car. 

It’s a good idea to get your pet microchipped and to write its name and your phone number on their collar before you evacuate. 

Before you drive away from your home, take a couple of seconds to double-check that all people and pets are loaded in your car.

Even though it’s hard to stay calm when you’re evacuating, you really need to. The calmer you can keep yourself in this situation, the smoother the evacuation will go. 

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The Legal Consequences of Public Fighting

The Legal Consequences of Public Fighting

Street fighting, barroom brawls, and throwing a punch at a guy who steals your parking space. In the movies, these things never seem like a big deal. The worst thing that ever seems to happen to the characters who are involved in public fighting is that they spend a few hours in jail.

Sadly, real-life doesn’t mirror the movies. California has public fighting laws. If you’re busted for public fighting in California, you’ll face serious consequences.

What is Public Fighting?

California considers public fighting to be a disturbing the peace crime. The issue is addressed in the Penal Code 415. When you read PC 415 you’ll discover that it doesn’t take much for an officer to decide that you’re in violation of the law

PC 415 states that you can be charged with disturbing the peace if you’ve:

• Challenged another person to a fight while in a public place
• If you get into a fight with a person while in a public place
• If you’ve deliberately and maliciously used a loud noise to disturb someone
• If you’re caught using malicious language or words that are designed to hurt or provoke someone while you were in a public place

 

What is a Public Place?

Most people know that bars, schools, government buildings, and sporting complexes are public places. The problem is that some people don’t know about other areas, such as a lawn, driveway, or cornfield. Can you be charged with disturbing the peace if you get into a fight while standing in someone’s front yard?

According to USLegal.com, a public place is, “A public place is generally an indoor or outdoor area, whether privately or publicly owned, to which the public have access by right or by invitation, expressed or implied, whether by payment of money or not, but not a place when used exclusively by one or more individuals for a private gathering or other personal purpose.”

The Consequences of Fighting in Public

The consequences of fighting in public are difficult to determine because in addition to the disturbing the peace charge, additional charges, such as assault, can also be filed against you. However, according to PC 415, if your public fight only resulted in a disturbing the peace charge, the potential consequences can include:

Serving up to 90 days in a county jail
Having to pay a $400 fine

It is worth noting that public fighting should only result in a disturbing the peace charge if you were an instigator. You shouldn’t be found guilty if you acted in self-defense.

California states that you can use self-defense in a public fighting charge if:

• You reasonably anticipated that you anticipated suffering bodily harm
• You honestly believed that protecting yourself required the use of force
• You didn’t use any more force than what was absolutely necessary to defend yourself

You can claim that you acted in “self-defense” when you were trying to protect someone else from harm.

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Bailing Out vs. Staying In Jail

Bailing Out vs. Staying In Jail

One of the decisions you have to make after you’ve been arrested is whether you want to be bailed out or stay in jail. There are pros and cons to both choices.

The Benefits of Bailing Out of Jail

The biggest benefit connected to getting bailed out of jail is that it enables you to go about your life while the court system to handle your case. The judicial system is incredibly slow. If you aren’t bailed out, you could spend months in a jail cell, waiting for the next step of the system to begin. Getting bailed out allows you to spend that time meeting with your lawyers, continuing to work and earn a living, and spending time with your family. You can sleep in your own bed, eat your own food, and continue to enjoy your life.

The Benefits of Staying in Jail

There actually are some benefits to staying in jail. The biggest is that if you plead or are found guilty, the judge often deducts the time you spent in the county jail off your sentence. This is called time served and significantly reduces the amount of time you spend in prison.

Things to Consider Before Getting Bailed Out

In most cases, getting bailed out of jail means you can continue living your life as you see fit, but there are some exceptions. Depending on the charges filed against you and your history the judge may place some serious restrictions on you. These restrictions can include limiting how far you’re allowed to wander from your house, the times of the day you are allowed to leave home, and who you associate with. If you’re caught breaking the law, you’ll be in violation of your bail agreement and sent back to jail.

It’s extremely important that you fully understand the conditions of your bail before you leave the county jail. The smallest misstep or infraction can land you in serious trouble.

Contact Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles Today

In many cases, the main reason someone doesn’t pay bail is that they simply can’t afford it. If that’s your current situation, don’t resign yourself to spending the next several months of your life sitting in a jail cell. All you have to do is contact Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles We’re ready and willing to help.

We provide people just like you with:

• 20% discounts for some applicants
Flexible payment plans
• Simple contracts
• Zero worry about hidden fees
• Zero down bail bond
• Zero-interest bail bond
• Fast and discrete service

 
We’re a 24/7, locally-owned bail bonds service that provides over-the-phone approval as well as a kind and considerate approach to helping bail you out of jail. We honestly want to help. The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can secure your release from jail so you can return to your family, friends, and work. All you have to do is contact Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles.

Feel free to call us at 877-793-2254 or click the Chat With Us.

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Resisting Arrest and Paying Bail

Resisting Arrest and Paying Bail

Anyone who has ever watched a police procedural show knows that television cops automatically assume that if someone resists arrest it means that they are guilty. More often than not, it seems like the suspect’s decision to resist arrest is what it takes to get the television cop to really investigate the suspect.

Reality is a little different. In the real world, resisting arrest is a natural instinct, none of us want to go to jail. It doesn’t matter what the cops are saying, we automatically assume that if they’re taking us to jail, we’re going to be there for a really long time and we will be found guilty of some crime that we might not have done.

As natural as resisting arrest feels, it’s in your best interest to quell the urge. More often than not, resisting arrest simply leads to even more legal problems. It’s always best to go quietly and submissively with the police.

What Is Resisting Arrest

Digging in your heels and balking when the cops attempt to load you into the back of the police car isn’t considered resisting arrest. Running and trying to hide is. If you try to do either of those things, the police will file resisting arrest charges against you. If all you did was run or try to hide, you’ll only be charged with misdemeanor resisting arrest. If you respond with either verbal or physical violence, you’ll be charged with a felony count of resisting arrest.

Stay Calm During Your Arrest

From the moment the police knock on your door until the moment you’re released on bail, it’s in your best interest to stay calm, cool, and collected. Contact your lawyer so they can start to untangle the mess. As they work to sort out your legal issues, including the resisting arrest charges, you need to focus your attention on getting yourself bailed out of jail. It shouldn’t take long before you learn how much bail you owe. If you don’t know anyone who can cover the amount, your best course of action is contacting Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles.

Take Care of Bail

We’re a family owned bail bonds company that has been serving California for several years. We are everyone’s first choice when they need help covering their bail. We treat each of our clients with respect and dignity.

During your free consultation, be sure to inquire about our:

Flexible payment plans
• Zero down bail bond
• 20% discounts for some applicants
• Simple contracts
• Lack of hidden fees
• Over the phone bail approval
• Fast service
• Zero-interest bail bond

 
Once you’ve signed a bail bond contract with Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles, we quickly go to work to secure your release from jail.

The sooner you reach out to us, the sooner we can reunite you with your loved ones. Call Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles at 877-793-2254 or click the Chat With Us.

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