Cash Bail Vs. Bail Bonds

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When needing to post bail, a defendant has a couple of options. Which option he or she chooses is dependent on what they can afford. The first option is cash bail. For this option, the defendant, and anyone on his or her behalf, must pay the full bail amount to the court in order for […]

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Do You Want To Show Your Loved One You Care?

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Everyone likes to know that someone is out there watching out for them. This is definitely true when that person has been arrested and is sitting behind bars. Your friend or family member would be happy to know that you care. You can truly show you care by trying to bail him or her out […]

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What Determines Own Recognizance Release

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Not all who are arrested are given the opportunity to be released on own recognizance, which is when a defendant signs formal papers promising to show up for court, then is released from jail. Most defendants are granted bail, meaning they have to pay money to the court in order to be released from jail. […]

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Juvenile Vs. Adult Proceedings

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There are different proceedings, rights, and consequences for someone 17 or younger who gets arrested versus someone 18 or older who is arrested. In most states, anyone 17 or younger is called a juvenile and when they turn 18, they are called an adult. The differences are due to the fact that juveniles have less […]

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Understanding Rights In Detention Vs. Arrest

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Understanding the differences between being detained and being arrested by the police is important since a person’s rights are different in each case. Here is what you want to know: Detention To be detained, the police will have reasonable suspicion to stop and question you. That person is allowed to leave after that short period […]

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What To Do & What Not To Do When Cops Are Around

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When we are calm, we always know what to say and do when we imagine a hypothetical situation. However, when that situation is actually happening and we are caught in the middle of it, it is so easy to forget those steps. We panic and make rash decisions. Sometimes we lose our cool, but we […]

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New Voting Laws In California

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You might have thought the talk of elections and voting had ceased for a while, but January 1, 2017 saw the start of a handful of new voting-related laws in California. We at Bakersfield Bail Bonds would like to inform you. Here they are: Californians with low-level felony convictions now have the right to vote. […]

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New Gun Laws For 2017

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We will not ask what your stance is on guns, gun laws, and gun ownership, but we do ask that you learn about it, and comply with the new gun laws in California. These laws went into effect January 1, 2017: Gun Loans Loaning guns to others is mostly illegal now, with the exception of […]

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Rainy Weather Driving Precautions

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Rainy days are still ahead California, whether you are in Northern California where rainfall is more abundant, or you are in Southern California where it happens less often. Driving habits need to be changed when it is raining versus when it is a dry day to ensure road safety. Bakersfield Bail Bonds wants to provide […]

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Benefits And Risks Of Being A Bail Bond Co-Signer

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Dealing with an arrest is an incredibly stressful and tense time, not just for the individual, but for their loved ones as well. There will be some bickering, but mostly figuring out how to get through this situation together. Multiple parties will be involved in some way or another: the defendant, a bail bond company […]

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