Getting arrested is a scary thought, but being mistreated by the authorities takes it to another level. It’s not only a violation of your personal space and against the law, but it also complicates your case. Most of the time,this is treatment takes place because the police exercise too much control and authority. Continue reading
Before you have signed a bail bond contract, you must understand your role and responsibilities of an indemnitor.
Did you know that the number of Americans who have been incarcerated without a conviction exceeds the total population of many countries? This is because they can’t afford to post bail and pay other legal fees. Continue reading
Bail is not an escape from justice. It’s a temporary pre-trial release during which the defendant is expected to prepare for their court hearing. Bail, as we know it today, is an amount set by the court that the defendant has to pay for temporary release. Continue reading
Individuals get scammed when they’re at their lowest, and emotionally vulnerable. The possibility of being incarcerated is one of those instances. Continue reading
Having a friendly relationship with your neighbor leads to mutual benefits. The two of you can make a joint effort for better security in the area,if you’re heading out for a holiday, you can ask your neighbor to keep a watch for intruders—the list is endless. Neighbors are also great help for emergency situations and times when you need someone to comfort you. Continue reading
According to the US Department of Justice, destroying someone’s property—whether public or private—intentionally is a serious crime. Willful destruction of property—in the form of vandalism—costs property owners a grand total of $15 billion every year! Other than that, it also affects the appearance of your community and keeps people from visiting public places. Continue reading
Appearing in court can be intimidating, especially if it’s your first time. There’s a general air of nervousness and stress. Other than that, you’re also not sure about how it will end and whether the verdict will be in your favor. Even if you’ve planned it out well and have organized all the evidence, the decision lies with the court and can swing either way. Continue reading
Facing the legal system can be quite an intimidating experience if you’re not well-prepared.
Whether you’ve gotten into trouble with the law for a crime that you did or didn’t commit, research is always important. The first step is to speak to your lawyer in detail and discuss your case. Next up, ask your lawyer to inform you about the legal process and terminologies in detail. Continue reading