Did You Know You Might Not Need Collateral

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There are a lot of places out there that require clients to put something up as collateral when a lot of money is involved. This can include getting a bail bond. Bailing a loved one out of jail can be a costly venture, which is why some bail bonds required collateral. If you did not know, collateral is something of value equal to the amount of money being lent, or in the case of a bail bond, the amount of the bail bond itself. If the client does not pay all of the money owed, then the company keeps the collateral.

Some people might find this a bit alarming, but do not worry. There are bail bond companies out there that do not require collateral, companies like Presidio Bail Bond Store. We usually require something else in its place, something much simpler...

Halloween Checkpoints – What to Prepare For

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Halloween for adults is completely different than Halloween for kids. Costumes are still involved, but instead of candy and trick-or-treating, it is going out to clubs and parties, while probably consuming copious amounts of alcohol. There is nothing wrong with that, until drinking and driving is involved.

We hope there will be none of that.

Nonetheless, expect there to be a few DUI checkpoints around the city over Halloween weekend. They are not in place to ruin everyone’s fun, just those who have been drinking and driving.

If you do drive into a checkpoint, follow the officer’s orders: pull over, roll down your window, and answer his or her questions of where you are going, where you are coming from, and if you have been drinking...