Responsibilities And Graduation

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ummer is approaching, and that means that many students will be finishing up their final school year. Graduation season is just around the corner. For many, they will no longer have to follow the set in stone schedule of their school five days a week. They will be free and facing new opportunities at college and joining the working world.

Responsibilities And Graduation

Graduation is a time to celebrate. Students have spent their entire lives working toward this moment. Once they walk across that stage and are given their diploma, they will be free to carve their own path.

As a parent, you may want to remind them of the responsibilities that come with this newfound freedom. For many, graduation comes at a time when the student becomes 18. The student is no longer a child and is a finally a full-fledged adult...

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Rules Of The Road For Bicyclists

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California drivers, especially Los Angeles drivers, are known for being fast, impatient, and rude. However, if there is one group of people that drivers are more cautious of, it is the bicyclists. What are the rules of the road for car drivers and bicyclists?


  • When the biker is traveling slower than the cars, they must be as close to the right side of the road as possible unless they are passing or avoiding a dangerous/hazardous condition or making a left turn or approaching a right turn only lane but want to proceed straight. In those cases, the bicyclist may move away from the right side of the road.
  • Bicyclists Road Rules

  • If there is a dedicated bike lane, the bicyclist must be in that lane unless they are passing, making a left, or avoiding a dangerous/hazardous condition.
  • Bicyclists are to ride in ...
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What Happens If You Are Stopped At A DUI Checkpoint

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Alcohol consumption increases during holidays and the weekends, and you can expect no different for Memorial Day weekend, which is right around the corner. Local law enforcement keeps up with this by setting more DUI checkpoints throughout the city. If you are unfamiliar with what happens at DUI checkpoints, here is what you need to know.


  • The purpose of checkpoints is to catch those who are driving while under the influence and get them off the road before they cause an accident.
  • Checkpoints are set up during the late night to early morning hours when people are bar hopping and heading home after drinking.
  • The police may or may not announce where and when DUI checkpoints will be set up.
  • When a car approaches a checkpoint, they will slow down and stop...
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What Happens If I’m Caught Giving Alcohol To A Minor

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It’s no secret that most people drink alcohol before they turn 21. But that doesn’t mean the police just let every person slide. There are serious consequences to those who supply alcohol to minors, and this can definitely include parents, depending on the state law (some states allow minors to drink as long as they’re supervised by their parents). And depending on the circumstance, the charges can be either a misdemeanor or worse, a felony. Here are the penalties:

  • Jail time  – generally a few months to a year for misdemeanors and a few years for a felony.
  • Fines  – misdemeanors will ask for a few thousand dollars whereas felonies can be tens of thousands.
  • Liquor license, permit revoked or suspended  – businesses (restaurants, liquor stores) or organizations may lose their right t...
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How Soon Can Bail Be Posted?

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When it comes to getting arrested, posting bail, dealing with trial, and all that not-so-good-stuff, the length of time it takes can vary depending on the defendant and the situation. However, the general steps are the same:

  1. Arrest
  2. Booking
  3. Arraignment
  4. Post bail
  5. Prepare for trial
  6. Trial

Booking occurs immediately after the arrest. The arraignment follows shortly thereafter. If a defendant is eligible to post bail, then the immediacy of jail release is dependent on how quickly the defendant and his or her loved ones can gather up the money for bail.

Bail can be in the tens and hundreds of thousands of dollars. Getting this sum of money for cash bail can take some time. If the defendant and loved ones go the bail bond route, then they need to only gather money that sums up to 10% of t...

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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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About The New California Cell Phone Use & Driving Laws

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New California laws banning the use of cellphones while driving have officially been put into place starting January 1, 2017. While such laws have already existed in California for some time now, the new laws expand on existing ones. The existing ones are outdated, having begun when smart phones were less advanced than today, and apps like Waze and social media platforms were less popular.

The new laws say that drivers may only do a single swipe or tap on their phone, but their phone must be mounted on the dashboard or windshield in the driver’s lower left or upper left corner. A phone mounted in the middle of the windshield is illegal. This allows drivers to use their GPS maps while still maintaining focus on their driving and the road.

We know all the possible outcomes a car accident...

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