Self-Defense In California

Self-Defense In California

In California, you can’t be found guilty of a violent crime provided you can prove that the only reason you used the violent action was in self-defense. In addition to proving that you were in danger, you’ll also have to prove that your actions were reasonable given the set of circumstances you found yourself in.

To use the self-defense argument in California you must:

  • Prove that your life was in danger, that you were about to be touched unlawfully (sexual assault,) or believed you’d be injured
  • That you truly believed the amount of force you used during the action was the only way you could protect yourself
  • That you didn’t use more force than the situation justified

California has a surprising number of situations where self-defense is a reasonable defense, including:

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How Do I Choose A Bail Agent?

Modesto Bail Bonds

Choosing the right bail agent is a very important task, your loved one’s freedom hangs in the balance. So, how do you do it? It is not like they teach you how to do this in school. Luckily, Bail Bond Store in Modesto is here to help you.

When looking at a bail agent, you need to consider how much experience he or she has. The longer someone has been in the business, the better that bail agent probably is. The more time you spend bailing people out of jails, the more you learn about the bail process. Bail agents who have been working at their job for years, have learned hundreds of little tricks that help speed up the bail bond process, or make it easier for you.

You also want to find a bail agent that can actually help you in your area...

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How Much Does A Bail Bond Cost In California?

Modesto Bail Bonds

Are you looking to bail a friend or family member out of jail, but are worried about the cost? Do not fret, Modesto Bail Bonds can help you out. We have been making bail bonds cheap and affordable for Californians for the last 30 years.

In California, all bail bonds start out as 10% of the person’s bail. This means that if your loved one’s bail is set at $10,000, his or her bail bond will only cost $1,000. This is the standard price set by the state of California, however, some bail bond companies can offer you a discount.

At Modesto Bail Bonds, we are able to offer qualified clients a 20% discount on the price of the bail bond. What this means is, instead of paying 10% of the bail, you only pay 8%...

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What Do I Do When Someone I Care About Is Arrested?

Modesto Bail Bonds

When someone you care about has been arrested, you undoubtedly want to help out. This means that you will probably want to bail your loved one out of jail. When it comes to bail, you have 2 options:

  1. You can pay a cash bail, which will be the full amount of your loved one’s bail.
  2. You can get a bail bond, which will only cost 10% of your loved one’s bail.

At Bail Bond Store in Modesto, we help our clients bail their loved ones out of jail with affordable bail bonds. Bailing a loved one out of jail is extremely easy when you have our bail agents assisting you.

To get the bail process started, all you need to do is talk to one of our bail agents. You can do that online, over the phone, or in person, whichever method works best for you...

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Why Do You Get Your Money Back For Bail, But Not Bail Bonds?

Hughson Bail Bonds

Some people who have an understanding of bail and the bail process know that when you pay for someone’s bail, you get the money back after the defendant’s trial is over. Often times, they wonder why they do not get their money back after bailing someone out with a bail bond.

The difference is that when someone gets a bail bond, they are not paying for the bail bond directly. When someone hires a bail agent, they are paying the bail agent to put up the money for the bail. This means that they are paying for the bail agent’s services.

In the case of bail bonds, the bail agent is paying the full amount of the bail to the court, and you are paying the bail agent for doing that...

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Did You Know There Is A Difference Between Bail And Bail Bonds?

Chowchlla Bail Bonds

Many people do not realize that there is actually a difference between bail and bail bonds. The difference between the 2 can equal out to a lot of money.

Bail is determined by a judge, and it is the amount of money that needs to be paid in order for someone to be released from jail. Bail is usually set in the price range of several thousand dollars. It also needs to be paid in full with cash all at once, in order for the person to be released from jail. Most people do not have thousands of dollars just lying around, which is why it is hard for many people to bail their loved ones out all on their own.

It was due to those difficult conditions, that bail bonds came into existence.

Bail Bonds are determined off the price of the bail and are different from state to state...

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Do You Know What A Co-Signer Does?

Ceres Bail Bonds

A co-signer is very important for a bail bond. This person is making a promise that the defendant he or she is bailing out, will go to all assigned court appearances. On top of that, the co-signer is paying for the bail bond, and the payment plan greatly depends on the co-signer’s financial situation.

Did you know, there can be more than one co-signer on a bail bond? Well, there can be. In fact, the more co-signers you have, the better the deal you can get on the bail bond. Having more financially stable co-signers gives bail bond companies more confidence in the client, while also dividing up the payments between multiple parties. Having multiple signers can also increase your chances of qualifying for a discount...

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Do You Know What The Hardest Part Of Bail Is?

Bystrom Bail Bonds

Often times, the hardest part of getting a bail bond for people is making the down payment. While bail bonds are 90% cheaper than paying for the bail itself, getting that first payment together can be difficult. In most cases, a couple hundred dollars is still a lot of money for some people.

In order to make bail bonds more affordable, bail bond companies like Bystrom Bail Bond Store, like to offer their clients personalized payment plans. This breaks up the cost of their bail bond into smaller, more affordable monthly payments. Usually, the initial payment, the one that is required to get your loved one out of jail, is a bit bigger than the other payments. This is in an attempt to reduce the size of all subsequent payments...

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Do You Think You Have To Face Bail Alone?

Atwater Bail Bonds

When you need to bail a loved one out of jail, you actually have options. You can either pay for the expensive bail yourself or you can get help. If you get a bail bond, you will get professional bail help from a trained bail agent.

Many people cannot afford the first option, and so they think there is nothing that they can do for their friend or family member. They do not realize that getting a bail bond is cheaper and easier than paying for the bail by themselves. Having a professional help you bail out your loved one is extremely beneficial.

When you work with a bail bondsman, he or she does most of the hard work for you. Your bail agent will locate your loved one in the county jail system, set up the bail bond, and deliver it to the jail to secure your loved one’s release...

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Hidden Fees = Worst Enemies

Manteca Bail Bonds

Hidden fees and small print can be your worst enemies, but it is really the fault of the person who signed the papers without reading the fine print first. It is something everyone is always worried about, but never does, just brushing it off and trusting the people behind the document.

Hidden fees are not something you have to worry about with Manteca Bail Bond Store. Our bail agents will go over the small print with you to prove it. We are not looking to scam you out of more money like other bail bond companies are. We are here to help you; we want to get your loved one bailed out of jail and back home to you. You are our priority, and we will work hard to achieve the goal we share.

Learn more about who we are, what we do, and exactly how we can help you when you speak with one of our

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