Feeling Lost?

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Are you feeling lost and confused due to a loved one’s arrest? We know that you want to help your friend or family member get out of jail, but you have now idea on how to do that. You will want the help of an expert to guide you through the process of rescuing your loved one from jail.

A professional bail agent will be able to do just that. A good bail agent will know everything about the bail bond process, which means he or she will be able to offer you the best help. You should be able to ask any questions that you might have regarding your loved one’s arrest or the bail bond process.

You can find expert bail agents who are ready and waiting to help you at Modesto Bail Bond Store. You will get nothing but the best bail help available in the state of California...

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Interest Is How Much?

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Are you wondering how much the interest on your friend or family member’s bail bond will be? Well, if you go to the right bail bond company, you will not have to pay any interest.

Some bail bond companies charge interest on their bail bonds. This means that you will have to pay more than you thought to get your loved one out of jail. The bail bond company will tell you it will cost a certain amount, but then they will make more money off of you thanks to the interest added onto your payments. This means you pay way more than you need to.

At Modesto Bail Bond Store, we do not charge interest on any of our bail bonds. This means that the price we tell you at the start of the bail bond process, will be the price you pay...

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Do You Know How You Are Going To Pay For A Bail Bond?

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Wondering how you are going to pay for your loved one’s bail bond? Do not worry, a good bail agent will make paying for your friend or family member’s bail bond easy. After all, a bail agent’s job is to make the bail bond process easier for his or her clients.

Most bail bond companies accept multiple payment types. This usually includes most credit and debit cards, checks, and cash. However, not all bail bond companies offer different type of payment methods. Some may let you pay for the bail bond online, while others will not. Some bail bond companies may only allow you to pay in person, but not Modesto Bail Bond Store. We will let you pay online, over the phone, or in person. We let you use whichever method works best for you.

When you need to bail a friend or family member out of...

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Cash Bail Vs. Bail Bonds

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When needing to post bail, a defendant has a couple of options. Which option he or she chooses is dependent on what they can afford.

The first option is cash bail. For this option, the defendant, and anyone on his or her behalf, must pay the full bail amount to the court in order for the defendant to be released. The full amount must be paid before the defendant will be released. The money can be refunded later on, if the defendant shows up for court and does not cause any further problems.

The second option is a bail bond, where the defendant hires a third party bail bond company to assist with the process. The defendant, and anyone on his or her behalf, will pay the bail bond company 10% of the full bail amount, which is called the premium...

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Do You Want To Show Your Loved One You Care?

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Everyone likes to know that someone is out there watching out for them. This is definitely true when that person has been arrested and is sitting behind bars. Your friend or family member would be happy to know that you care. You can truly show you care by trying to bail him or her out of jail.

You can bail your loved one out of jail with an affordable bail bond. Bail bonds are so much more affordable than paying for a cash bail. You will save 90% when you get a bail bond over a cash bail. This means that you will be able to afford to show your loved one that you do care about him or her.

When you get a bail bond from a good bail agent, you will also be getting kind and compassionate help. Your good bail agent will give you the kind of help that you want to give your loved one...

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What Determines Own Recognizance Release

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Not all who are arrested are given the opportunity to be released on own recognizance, which is when a defendant signs formal papers promising to show up for court, then is released from jail. Most defendants are granted bail, meaning they have to pay money to the court in order to be released from jail. Some are denied bail altogether. What factors determine own recognizance and bail?

    Who determines: The judge.

    What factors contribute: A defendant’s prior criminal record, the current crime he or she is accused of, the ties and relationships the defendant has to others in the community, and their financial ability to pay for bail.

As you can probably guess, if a defendant has virtually no prior criminal history, has strong ties to the community, and the crime he or she is accused of ...

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Juvenile Vs. Adult Proceedings

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There are different proceedings, rights, and consequences for someone 17 or younger who gets arrested versus someone 18 or older who is arrested. In most states, anyone 17 or younger is called a juvenile and when they turn 18, they are called an adult. The differences are due to the fact that juveniles have less understanding of the law and are still considered minors.

  • Juvenile hearings are heard by judges only, whereas an adult has a trial by a jury.
  • Juveniles do not have the right to bail; they are released to the custody of their parents or legal guardians. Adults may be granted or denied bail.
  • Juveniles do not have a public trial.
  • On his or her 18th birthday, juvenile records are automatically sealed. So when they become an adult, their criminal record appears clean...
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Understanding Rights In Detention Vs. Arrest

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Understanding the differences between being detained and being arrested by the police is important since a person’s rights are different in each case. Here is what you want to know:

    Detention
    To be detained, the police will have reasonable suspicion to stop and question you. That person is allowed to leave after that short period of time. For example, a person is loitering around an area and the police detain him and ask what he is doing. If no further problems, the man is free to leave. During detention, officers may pat down the individual, but they cannot reach into pockets or search bags without permission. However, if they feel what could be a weapon, they can seize it.
    Arrest
    Detention can lead to an arrest if the officers find probable cause...
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What To Do & What Not To Do When Cops Are Around

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When we are calm, we always know what to say and do when we imagine a hypothetical situation. However, when that situation is actually happening and we are caught in the middle of it, it is so easy to forget those steps. We panic and make rash decisions. Sometimes we lose our cool, but we want to avoid that at all costs.

In the instance of being stopped by the police, here is what you should and should not do, whether you are guilty of a crime or not.

If you are pulled over while driving:

  • Keep your hands on your steering wheel where the officers can see them.
  • Do not reach for anything including your license and registration until the officer asks you to...
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New Voting Laws In California

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You might have thought the talk of elections and voting had ceased for a while, but January 1, 2017 saw the start of a handful of new voting-related laws in California. We at Modesto Bail Bond Store would like to inform you. Here they are:

  1. Californians with low-level felony convictions now have the right to vote. One of the main reasons behind the passing of this new law is the note that many such felons serve their time outside of prison because California prisons are overcrowded.
  2. Voters can now mail in their ballots at any county elections office in the state of California, not just the county who issued the ballot, making it easier to vote for many people.
  3. Californians may register to vote on Election Day. Previously, registration would close 2 weeks before Election Day...
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