Misdemeanor Appeals in California

Misdemeanor Appeals in California

July 2nd, 2019 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

Individuals who are convicted of misdemeanor charges may think that they have no other options. Society has trained individuals to believe that a conviction by a judge or jury is the final say in any criminal proceedings. But there is an entire complex series of appeals courts that every case can go to in a matter of days or weeks. The appellate system is often the last line of defense for individuals who feel they have been treated unfairly by judges, juries, or the police.


Criminal Appeals Process

The Criminal Appeals Process in California

June 24th, 2019 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

If you or someone close to you is ever arrested, you may be able to be released from police custody by posting bail. However, it's possible that you won't be able to afford the amount of bail that needs to be posted, which is where the bail bonds process comes into play. The bail agent will handle the full bail amount while you pay just a small fee and some collateral. You will then be required to make any future court appearances such as trial court proceedings. In the event that you've already been sentenced for a crime, you should look into the criminal appeals process in California if you believe that the sentence was unfair.


Field Sobriety Test

What You Can Expect During A Field Sobriety Test

June 17th, 2019 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

If you are suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol or other intoxicating substances like illegal or prescription drugs, then you may be required to submit to field sobriety tests. There are several tests that may be conducted, including the walk-and-turn test, one-leg stand test, and horizontal gaze nystagmus test. Standard field sobriety testing ( sfst) results are often used as evidence that a person has been drinking and driving.


Factors Considered in Determining Sentences

Factors Considered in Determining Sentences

June 14th, 2019 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

When you're charged with a crime, you'll be taken to court within 48 hours according to the criminal procedure of our society. At this time, you'll be read the charges against you and be able to enter a plea with the judge. There are three types of pleas that you can enter. These are guilty, not guilty, or no contest. If you decide to plead not guilty, then you'll be expected to have a later court date where the prosecutor will present the evidence and their case against you.


Personal Injury Recovery

Personal Injury Recovery: Compensatory Vs. Punitive Damages

June 4th, 2019 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

Being properly compensated for personal injuries following a car accident can be challenging for the typical injured victim. Problems such as limited insurance coverage for negligent drivers and respondents who are denying responsibility are common with almost every accident unless the material case factors are obvious. This is especially true when an accident results in a fatality or the opposing driver has been arrested following the collision and cannot qualify for bail. Criminal issues tend to take precedent initially, and collecting compensation from an incarcerated individual can be difficult.


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