You have the right to remain silent. This is the first clause of the Miranda Rights, a set of rights the police must read aloud to anyone they arrest.
You have the right to an attorney. This is the second clause of the Miranda Rights.
The purpose of the Miranda Rights is to ensure that defendants are fully aware of their rights. Even if they are being arrested and accused of committing a crime, defendants have rights. Years ago, when the police were not required to read the Miranda Rights, the validity of some defendant’s confessions, and even the police’s interrogation methods, were questioned. Some defendants were not aware they did not have to answer the police’s questions.
Today with the Miranda Rights in place, there is less room for error and confusion, and more room for a jus...
Anyone can tell you that getting arrested is not the worst thing that can happen and that in time, this will be all in the past. However, not everyone can provide concrete evidence of this. It helps to know someone who has been through this and can tell you firsthand that things will be alright. If you do not know someone personally, it is helpful to read about true stories.
If you, or a loved one, are ever arrested, remember these people who have been there, done that and moved on to successful, happy lives:
Daniel Manville – Served over 3 years in prison for manslaughter. While in prison, he studied law. After his release, he attended law school and passed the bar exam.
Eugene Brown – Served time for attempted robbery...
You know that maintaining close relationships with friends and family is important. You get a heck of a lot of fun memories out of this. At the same time, you have people to lean on, people who you can trust, people to help bail you out of trouble.
If your loved one is sitting in jail, wouldn’t it pain you to see, or even think of, them in that situation? Well, there is something you can do to help, and that starts by helping them post bail.
Now, bail can be pretty expensive, but if you go the bail bond route, you get a payment plan and pay only 10% of the full bail amount. Granted the 10% you pay is not refundable like cash bail, but bail bonds offer more flexibility, professional guidance, and ease.
Talk to a Montara Bail Bond Store representative to learn more about bail bonds and...