Forget What You Heard About Bail Bonds

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When there is so much chatter that goes around, something is bound to get lost in translation. It does not help when the chatter is about something that most people do not think they will ever have to be involved with; arrest and bail. Naturally, when they are suddenly thrown this curveball in life, their mind is scattered with all these frightening thoughts that makes the situation seem worse than it really is.

Thanks to Bernal Heights Bail Bond Store, one of California’s most reliable and affordable bail bond companies, common myths about bail bonds get debunked right here.

MYTH: Paying for bail will cost you and arm and a leg.
TRUTH: It is true that bail is set high, but that does not mean you pay that amount. If you get a bail bond, you pay only 10% of that amount...

Fall Is Here, but the Fun Keeps Going

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Summer is officially gone, but do not expect your friends to stop hosting beach parties. Fall has beautiful, comfortable weather that is just right for going out. That means going out for a few drinks.

Obviously the wise thing to do in this case is to designate a sober driver, but who wants to be DD? Who wants to make one of the group the DD when everyone in the group can and should share equal parts of the fun? Do yourself, and the DD, a favor and hail a cab, Uber, or Lyft instead. Not only does this allow everyone to enjoy their night out, but this also puts you all, and others, out of harm’s way by avoiding drinking and driving.

You all may have successfully avoided DUIs in the past, but that does not mean you will be invincible forever...

Jail Is One of the Places You’ll Go, Says Dr. Seuss

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We know how much you love to read books, which is a great thing! For one couple, it got them into some trouble.

A Michigan couple had some long overdue library books, including a Dr. Seuss book. The library eventually contacted the couple requesting that they return the books and pay the late fees. If they did not, the library would contact the police and they would be charged with a misdemeanor crime, punishable by almost 100 days in jail and a $500 fine. The couple did not pay the full fee and now await the longer-term decision of the judge. Currently, the couple is out on their $100 bail.

Getting arrested for not returning a library book on time is definitely not something anyone thinks happens, but it does. As the lead prosecutor in the case argues, “it is not about a library book...