Reckless Driving Laws

California’s Speeding Laws and Penalties

January 27th, 2020 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

While a simple speeding ticket in California may not call for much more than small fine, larger issues, such as reckless driving or vehicular homicide, bring far higher penalties with them. In fact, some violations incur hefty fines and jail time, and judges may set bail for certain offenders.

Securities Fraud Laws in California

Securities Fraud Laws in California

January 20th, 2020 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

Although some feel that securities fraud is not as big of a deal as other criminal offences are simply because they do not see it physically harming someone else, this crime can be quite injurious to many people and can result in serious criminal penalties.

Domestic Violence Penalties

Charges for Domestic Violence Penalties

January 13th, 2020 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

Domestic violence laws protect specific classes of people from certain types of harm that occur within the home. This protection can extend to a spouse, child, sibling, domestic partner and others who live in the home, for example. The power difference between the abuser and the victim is often considered by the courts when determining the penalties. People who are arrested for domestic violence can face a misdemeanor charge or a felony charge, so using the bail bonds process might become necessary.


General Intent Crimes and Specific Intent Crimes: What You Need to Know

November 25th, 2019 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

Facing the criminal justice system is always intimidating. However, not all crimes are looked at in the same way, and the nature of the crime greatly impacts your experience with the law. If you have been arrested for a crime, it is important to start your defense by understanding the specific nature of your charges. This starts by securing your release with a bail bond. You can get a bail bond from a bail bond agent, who will provide the money needed to pay for your bail. After securing your bail bond and getting released, you can begin your research into the charges. One of the first distinctions to keep in mind is whether the charge is for specific or general intent.

Double Jeopardy in California Criminal Law

Double Jeopardy in California Criminal Law

November 18th, 2019 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

What Is Double Jeopardy? The federal double jeopardy clause is part of the Fifth Amendment. In most circumstances, it prevents a person from being tried or punished for the same crime twice. It prevents the government from abusing the justice system. Section 687 of the California Penal Code reiterates that protection at a state level. Double jeopardy and other complicated issues are common reasons why people have relatives or friends bail them out of jail after they are arrested.

Bail Bond Rates

In general, the standard industry rate for bail bonds is 10% of the face amount of bail. For example, if the face amount of bail is $10,000, the fee is $1,000. Read More


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