What Are Your Rights As An Airline Passenger?

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The recent United Airlines incident involving a man being dragged off his overbooked flight has everyone wondering what their rights are in this kind of situation. The flight, heading to Louisville, KY, from Chicago, IL, was overbooked. No passenger volunteered to give up their seat, even after the airline offered accommodations and up to $800 in cash. At this point, they had to select 4 people to deplane. One man who was selected, refused to get off. Security officials were then called to escort the man off the plane, and the situation spiraled downward from there. As seen on cell phone footage, the passenger was forcibly removed from his seat. His head was knocked against an armrest and then he was dragged down the aisle, off the plane.

This incident brought heavy backlash against Unit...

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Copyrights And Public Domain

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If you have ever tried to create something like a website, book, or video, then you most likely ran into two terms: copyrights and public domain. These two terms are very important whenever you create something new. However, not everyone knows what these terms mean or how they might affect you.



Copyrights And Public Domain

  • COPYRIGHT: A copyright is a form of intellectual property. This means that the creator of something, typically has the only rights to it and no one else can reproduce or use any aspect of the copyrighted material without the creator’s consent. A copyright typically lasts for the duration of the creator’s life, plus 50 to 100 years depending on various factors such as country of origin.
  • PUBLIC DOMAINS: Public domain is anything that is not protected by a copyright...
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Do Not Let Yourself Get Conned

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Are you a grandparent who has recently gotten a call from someone stating that your grandchild has been arrested and needs your help? If so, proceed with caution. A recent series of scams involves pretending to be a grandchild in need of financial help to get out of jail.

The scam is simple enough, the scammer contacts their target, usually someone’s grandparent, and either pretends to be the grandchild or someone calling on behalf of the grandchild. They state the grandchild has been arrested and that they need the target’s help to get out of jail. They will request financial aid and ask that their target not mention the arrest to any relatives in order to avoid embarrassment.

If this sounds like you recent call, do not send any form of money...

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What To Know About Bail Bonds & How It Can Help You

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If a person who is arrested and granted bail, but cannot afford it, they should not give up hope. 100% cash bail is not the only option to posting bail. Bail bonds are the alternate solution that most people opt for.

Rather than paying 100% of the bail, the defendant and any loved ones willing to help, will pay 10% of the bail to a reliable and credible bail bond company like Modesto Bail Bond Store. The defendant gets a custom, flexible payment plan so this 10% is broken up into smaller increments. Not all of the payment is due before the defendant can be released; the payment plan will continue after the defendant is released from jail.

The bail bond may also require a co-signer or collateral, but the Modesto Bail Bond Store bail agent will go over the specifics with each family, as it ...

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Do You Realize How Much Taxpayers Fund Jails?

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What some people do not realize is that jails are funded by county and general municipal funds rather than correctional budgets. In other words, a portion of the taxes Californians pay go toward funding these jails. This probably upsets some people. They wonder why their taxes are going toward housing criminals. This can be a very controversial subject.

Many people probably realize that California jails and prisons are overcrowded. The more people that go into these facilities, the more money the facility needs to have in order to operate. This can further upset people.

Schools, social services, hospitals, and roads also get their funding from this same pool of money, but the majority of it goes toward those jails and prisons.

This is one reason bail is a good thing for the public...

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Lesser Known Advantages Of Bail

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The notion of allowing a defendant to post bail and be released from jail is a risky concept to some people. In their minds, it means another criminal who is possibly dangerous and is out on the streets, posing a threat to the public. These type of people only see this negativity of bail, they do not see the advantages of bail.

The more people who post bail, the less it costs in funding to keep them in jail. Funding goes toward maintenance of the jail, food for the defendants, and of course, paying staff to operate the jail in all sectors. This funding comes from the government and the government is getting its money from your taxes.

Bail also further entices a defendant to appear in court on their scheduled day, rather than skipping town...

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Small Ways To Save Money

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A savings account acts as a financial security blanket. Ideally, this savings account will be for future large wanted purchases like a wedding, a home, vacations, and your children’s college tuition. This is an account that should never be touched to withdraw money from – money only gets deposited into it. However, these savings accounts also come in handy when unexpected payments come up. A good example of this would be the sudden need to pay for bail.

Bail can be thousands of dollars, even if a person is bailing out of jail with a bail bond. Instead of having to scramble to get the money for bail, this person can hopefully get most, if not all, of the funds from their savings account.

There are many ways to grow a savings account, which include the obvious: saving a portion of each ...

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What To Do When Your Loved One Needs You Most

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When a person is arrested, it is too easy to believe that the rest of their life as they had planned it to be goes down the drain. As far as they are concerned, their reputation is tainted for life. They can kiss their dream job goodbye, and some friends and family will distance themselves. As far as they are concerned, they have little hope to cling to as they wait, scared, disappointed, and full of regret for the next steps after their arrest.

This is where you can swoop in and help save the day. Remind this person that no matter what happened, what they are being accused of, and what the eventual outcome is, you are going to support them throughout this whole situation.


Here are some things you can do to help your loved one:

BAIL

Once your loved one learns what their bail is, contact

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Are You A Wanted Person?

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Did you know that you can check anonymously if there is a warrant issued for your arrest? You can do it through us, Modesto Bail Bond Store. We are a top bail bond company in California. One of our lesser known services is our ability to search for arrest warrants.

If you need us to, we will check the databases anonymously and see if there is a warrant issued for your arrest. If there is, then we can discuss your bail options, but we cannot execute anything until you turn yourself in and bail is determined. You see, the premium on the bail bond would be 10% of the full bail amount.

Many people wonder how a person would not know there is a warrant out for their arrest. Often even the smallest actions are overlooked as ways to lead to a person’s arrest...

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What You Need To Know About Being A Bail Bond Co-Signer

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When a legal document needs a co-signer, it means it needs an additional person to cover the debt in case the first person cannot make good on their payments and promises. Co-signers are not uncommon for major purchases like cars, homes, loans, and even bail bonds.

A co-signer will generally have a good credit history with an established income. In case they actually do need to pay the debt of the first person, they can do so without trouble. As you can imagine, agreeing to be a person’s co-signer comes with some risk.

Being A Bail Bond Cosigner

For example, say John Doe was arrested and put into jail. He is allowed to post bail, which is set at $100,000. He decides to post this bail using a bail bond. He will now have to pay 10% of the $100,000. He has time to pay this all off since he and the bail bond compan...

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