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...
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...
s you were walking your dog, you witnessed a hit and run. No one was hurt, but the fleeing car did do quite a bit of property damage. Suddenly you’re in the middle of a moral dilemma. Should you report the crime or should you pretend it didn’t happen and simply go home.
While no one can tell you what you should do, you should know that if the police find out that you witnessed the hit and run, or any other type of crime, you should report the incident. There are some crimes, such as child abuse, where failing to report the situation could land you in hot legal water.
Why You Should Report the Crime
Witnessing a crime triggers a strange surge of emotions. On the one hand, you know you have a moral responsibility to tell the authorities what happened...
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...
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...