201902.25

Senate Bill 10 – Pretrial Release and Detention

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Senate Bill 10 made huge impacts on California’s pretrial release system. Traditionally, you could bail out of jail if you have enough money to do so and the pretrial release program was reserved for people who couldn’t make their bail. Senate Bill 10 impacts the bail bonding industry in California drastically, though, because it serves…

201902.18

Understand California’s Bail System

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The police came in and arrested a loved one. What does a person do? First, they will need to locate a bail agency that can help with bailing them out of jail. Understanding the bail process can help a person to make sense of things. California’s bail system works in a way where the arrested…

201902.11

Elimination of Money Bail. Who will bail out the industry?

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“Booking” suspects includes registering a person’s name, birth date, and physical features. Information about the alleged crime is recorded, with fingerprints and photographs. Personal possessions (i.e., cell phone, keys, cash) are impounded with the intention of returning them when the person is freed.

201902.07

Difference Between a Bail Bond and a Surety Bond

The greatest desire most people have after getting arrested is to regain their freedom as soon as possible. In most cases, the criminal justice system requires that bail be posted to release a person from jail. Whoever posts bail is entering into a bail bond obligation and needs to understand what the options are.

201902.04

What is Trespassing? Understand Fundamentals

While the simple, dictionary definition of “trespassing” is entering another’s private property without express permission, criminal trespassing involves other factors. The type of criminal charge/penalty for trespassing on private property can vary wildly, however. Here are important facts to know about criminal trespassing and trespassing penalties. The intent to damage, or even interfere with the…