Tips for Success in the Courtroom

Tips for Success in the Courtroom

September 9th, 2019 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

Decisions made in court can have an enormous impact on a person's life. People who are dealing with issues related to a court appearance of any kind should keep certain things in mind. This will help them move from a successful application for bail, to success in the courtroom, as well as in front of any jury. It is important to have the ability to meet deadlines during the filing of your claim or defense and bring admissible evidence and witnesses. A well-prepared case with supporting documentation and evidence, is one that is likely to result in the desired outcome. Below are a few simple tips that can help you feel confident knowing you’ve done all to prepare for a potentially life-changing event.

Judge writing a bench warrant

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Merced Court

June 27th, 2014 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

The Merced Court is a courthouse of the Merced County Superior Court of California. The court handles matters in the criminal, family law, jury services, traffic, civil, administration, court investigation, finance, human resources, judicial support and juvenile divisions. Merced is a medium-sized city in California, and it is home to over 255,000 residents. The Merced Courthouse is located on 2260 N Street, Merced, CA 95340. The presiding judge of the Merced Courthouse is currently Judge Brian L. McCabe. The court is open on 7:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays. There is a court calendar available online so that defendants can check their scheduled court dates. An after-hours drop-box is also available for defendants who may need to pay a fine or file an important court document after hours.

Oakland Court (Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse)

June 24th, 2014 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

The Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse is a courthouse of the Alameda County Superior Court of California. The courthouse is located on 661 Washington Street, Oakland, CA 94607. There is parking available between 7th and Jefferson Streets, but visitors should be aware that there is a parking fee of $6.00 per day. The Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse handles criminal and traffic infraction cases. The courthouse is open on Mondays through Fridays, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. A document drop box is available from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Alameda Superior Court offers Children’s Waiting Rooms (CWR) to keep children occupied while a parent conducts court business. The Children’s Waiting Room is provided for the use of parents and guardians at no cost. In the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse, the CWR is located on the third floor. The CWR is in operation on Mondays through Thursdays, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. On Friday, the CWR is only open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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