You are innocent until proven guilty You can hire legal counsel You can refrain from questioning until your lawyer shows up You are entitled to a fair and speedy trial You have the right to know the charges against you You are allowed to make a call after being arrested You have the right to post bail You are entitled
Sometimes getting arrested could be the best thing that has ever happened to a person. They live their life dangerously, hurting themselves and those who care about them physically, mentally, emotionally. They do not know how to stop their troubles because they think there is no use – why waste the effort of trying to turn their life around when
Even with all the prisons and jails in the United States, it’s sad to say that they are all overcrowding. And because prisons and jails cannot accommodate all offenders, many who have been sentenced for a less serious crime are released before doing their whole time. Bail can help alleviate this issue a bit. For people who are arrested and
Perhaps you’ve heard the recent born-again debate about crazy jaywalking tickets distributed to pedestrians in Los Angeles – predominantly Downtown Los Angeles. The situation has been brought to light by a man in his early 20s who was cited $197 for dashing across an intersection when the crossing countdown still had 10 seconds on it – plenty of time for
By getting arrested, you’re already facing some trouble and consequences. But you don’t want to open the door to make these consequences any worse than what they already are. Here are some things you should not do if you are arrested: Do not mouth off to the police. Do not upset the police. Do not try and flee the police.
Bail bond companies cannot solicit a defendant for posting a bond. The defendant may request a review of bail. However, the bail amount is rarely readjusted after it has been set. Bail companies cannot recommend or refer attorneys to the arrested. If collateral like property and vehicles are put up for the bail bond, the owner must sign a statement
Even for those who have had multiple brushes with the law throughout their lifetime, it’s never too late to get life turned around. We can never give up hope on helping those who can’t seem to stay away from trouble because then they will give up hope on themselves. It doesn’t matter if that person is a youth, a young