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he days when you could walk into a bails bonds office and not worry about your health are over. COVID-19 has completely changed the way we think and how we do things. Now, each time we walk into a business, we have to wonder if any of the employees have COVID-19, if the building has been adequately cleaned, and if anyone who is standing near you could make you sick.

COVID-19 has made us more grateful than ever that we live in a time when technology is available that allows us to do almost everything we need online rather than potentially compromising our health by walking into a building. Arranging your bail bonds is one of the things you can now do online.

We have made the online bail process as simple as possible. When you visit our website, you’ll see a Chat Now link...

Understanding Reckless Endangerment

Understanding Reckless Endangerment

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eckless endangerment is a charge that’s filed against you when the police believe you’ve done something that posed a serious risk to another person or a group of people. It doesn’t matter if you intended to actually harm the people impacted by your decisions, all that matters is that you behaved in a manner that is considered reckless. One example of reckless endangerment is continuing to commute to work in your vehicle despite knowing that your brakes aren’t working. Another example is a couple who decided to fly while ill despite being told not to.

In California, a person is rarely charged with just reckless endangerment. It’s usually connected to another charge such as drunk driving, child abuse, burglary, etc.

In California, reckless endangerment often gets tangled up with...

Ignoring a Subpoena in California

Ignoring a Subpoena in California

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subpoena is a written order that says you have to appear in court. This is usually handed to you by a lawyer or an official the court has appointed. Subpoenas can be issued for both criminal and civil court cases. Once you’ve received a subpoena, you have no choice but to appear in court. Failing to do so can trigger some serious legal consequences.

The California legal system has three different types of subpoenas:

  • Witness subpoenas-Compels you to appear in court to testify
  • Deposition subpoenas-not only do you have to appear and testify in court, you also have to bring specific documents, which you’ll likely be questioned about, with you
  • Subpoena Duces Tecum-requires that you provide specific documents that pertain to a current court case...

California’s Noise Protection Laws

California Noise Protection Laws

There’s nothing worse than noisy neighbors. Without fail, neighbors only seem to get noisy after you’ve had a long day and only want to crawl into bed and sleep for twelve straight hours. The more exhausted you are, the louder they seem to get.

Figuring out how to handle your noisy neighbors isn’t easy. Yes, California does have noise protection laws, but it can be difficult to know if they apply to your situation.

What are the Noise Protection Laws

Noise protection laws are designed to keep neighborhoods quiet. There are a few reasons for this. First, when the entire neighborhood is quiet, neighbors are less likely to get on one another’s nerves which in turn decreases the odds of neighbors committing petty crimes against one another...

What to do When the Police Ask for Camera Footage?

What to do When the Police Ask for Camera Footage?

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ver the past 10 or 15 years, cameras have become a major part of our daily lives. They’re on our phones, in our homes, built into doorbells, and even mounted on the dashboards of our cars. We usually don’t give them a second thought until the police request the footage. That’s when we suddenly start to wonder exactly what our rights are.

Can the Police Request Camera Footage Without a Warrant?

If you’re wondering if the police can ask to see the footage one of your cameras has captured even when they don’t have a warrant, the answer is yes. Where things get murkier is when you’re trying to figure out if you have to grant their request.

Do You Have to Hand Your Cameras to the Police?

If the police suspect that the camera on your phone, dashboard, or home security system conta...

Found a Lost Pet? Here’s What you Have to Do

Found a Lost Pet? Here’s What you Have to Do

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t happens all the time. A dog appears in your yard or you find a cat while your out on a walk. Even though the animal isn’t yours, you invite it into your home. At this point, you find yourself in the crossroads of an ethical decision. Do you keep the lost pet or do you make an effort to track down the owners?

Protocol for Finding Lost Pets

While you might think it’s up to you to decide if you want to keep the pet or find it’s owner, California lawmakers think differently. Many lawmakers are animal lovers who have gone through the agony of having a cherished pet disappear. In an effort to help lost pets reunite with their devastated owners, the lawmakers passed legislation that requires that you report the found animal within 48 hours of finding them.

You can report the lost anima...

Laws of Owning and Carrying a Knife in California

Laws Of Owning A Knife

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ome states have incredibly strict laws when it comes to carrying knives. California isn’t one of them. The state actually has a surprisingly permissive attitude when it comes to both open carry and concealed knives.
The general rule of thumb is that yes, you’re free to carry a knife while you’re out and about. Things don’t start to get sticky until it comes to the number of knives you own.

California’s Laws Regarding Carrying Knives

It’s common knowledge that California states you can carry a knife either open or concealed. What is less well known is that there are some knives you can carry concealed and others that must be open carry. If you have a dirk or a dagger, you’re allowed to keep the knife on you, but you’ll have to make sure it’s visible...

Understanding Your Bail Bonds Contact

Understanding Your Bail Bonds Contact

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One of the great things about the American justice system is the bail bonds process. The courts charge an amount of money that they feel will inspire you to make all of your court dates. Once your fate has been determined, you either get the bail money back or it’s used to help cover your court costs and legal fees.

The problem with the bail process is the amount of bail the judge chooses is often more than you can possibly hope to pay. That’s where San Francisco Bail Bond Store enters the picture. Provided you pay us 10% of your bail, we’ll cover the rest of the amount. When your case reaches its conclusion, we keep everything, including the 10% you paid us.

Whether you pay your bail yourself or we assist you, there are a few things you need to know before you sign your bail bond...

Should You Get Bailed Out or Stay in Jail

Should You Get Bailed Out or Stay in Jail

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inding yourself on the wrong side of the law and sitting in a cold jail cell is terrifying. Equally terrifying is learning how much bail money you have to come up with before you’re released. Once the amount of your bail is determined, you have to decide if you want to figure out where you’re going to find the money or if you’d rather sit in jail until your case has worked itself through the incredibly show court system.

It’s not an easy decision.

The Benefits of Staying in Jail

For one reason or another, some people opt to stay in jail. While it seems like an odd choice, there are actually a few benefits to staying put.

The biggest benefit is that if you’re found guilty of the charges, it’s likely that the judge will take the number of days you’ve already spent in the co...

Can Helping Someone Get You Into Trouble?

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When it comes to friends and family, most people will do whatever they can to help out their loved ones. If someone that they care about is in trouble, they will not rest until they have helped get their loved one out of trouble. This is how a family is supposed to work in most instances, however, there are times where helping someone can get a person into trouble.

When some people get into trouble, they prefer to avoid the consequences rather than face them. Unfortunately, this practice only ever makes things worse. This is especially true when a person is running from law enforcement officers. By doing so, they only provide more reasons for them to be arrested. On top of that, if any of their friends and family members help them in avoiding arrest, then they could wind up in legal troub...