Category Newhall Bail Bonds

Who Sets the Bail Prices in California?

If you have ever needed to bail someone out of jail, then you know that bail amounts can be ridiculously huge. Even the cheapest bail amounts in the state of California cost several thousands of dollars. This makes it incredibly difficult for most people to bail their loved ones out of jail.

This struggle that people face causes them to wonder why the bail prices are set so high in the first place if no one can afford to pay them. Who would set something so far out of reach? Many people assume bail agents have something to do with the pricing. After all, they are the ones who help people pay for them. However, that is not the case.

Bail agents are required by California law to charge 10% of the full bail amount. Some companies are allowed to offer certain discounts to qualified clients...

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What Does Right-of-Way Mean?

What Does Right-of-Way Mean?

Every driver out there has heard of the term right-of-way. It comes up constantly while driving when a driver gets into a disagreement with the actions of another driver. People may even exclaim “I have the right-of-way” before performing a risky maneuver. However, even though every driver knows of the term, not everyone knows exactly what it means.

Driving while distracted by anything is dangerous. A driver needs to keep their focus on the road in front of them. If they don’t, then they could very easily wind up in a car accident. That is something that nobody wants, so it is best to let the call or text wait until reaching the intended destination to reply. that are meant to maintain traffic safety when vehicle paths inevitably intersect with one another...

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Cell Phone Use While Driving Is Dangerous

Cell Phone Use While Driving Is Dangerous

Even with all of the PSA’s out there, there are still some drivers who think it is okay to talk on their cell phone while driving. It is still a common enough practice that you can see at least once a day. However, driving while talking on a cell phone without a hands-free device is illegal in California. If a driver is caught breaking the law, they will face consequences.

Driving while using a cell phone can be very distracting, which can cause a driver to not notice important events going on around them. This leads to an increased chance of their being an accident, which is why the practice was outlawed. It is estimated that roughly 28% of all car accidents in the US are caused by cell phone use behind the wheel. This equate to about 1.6 million car accidents every year.

Using a ce...

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Crime Rates and the 10 Safest Places to Live in California

Crime Rates and the 10 Safest Places to Live in California

Whether a person is looking to move or just wants to know how safe their neighborhood is, they will probably end up looking at crime rates. Looking at crime rates and statistics allows a person to get a good idea of how safe or dangerous an area may be. Having this information helps a person determine if they want to live in an area, or whether or not they want to raise kids there.

Unfortunately, not every city in the world is as safe as every other city. Some places are safe enough for their residents to walk the streets without a care in the world. In other areas, a person could run into trouble just going around the block. Anyone looking to make an informed and safe decision regarding their future should know exactly what they are getting into when living in certain areas.

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Don’t Pay for a Thief’s Holiday Fun

Credit Card Theft During the Holidays

There is no denying that credit cards are very powerful tools. They allow people to pay for things online, or in person, without actually handing over cash. This helps make wallets lighter and slimmer. Unfortunately, they can be very easy to steal. Some criminals don’t even need to steal the card itself, just get the information from the card.

As the holiday season rolls around, people begin to make more purchases with their cards. Sadly, this means thieves become more active as well. A tactic used by some thieves is to tamper with machines that accept credit and debit cards. They install card readers and cameras onto the machines in order to get the information they need to use the card themselves.

If this is something that you want to avoid happening to yourself this holiday season...

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Drink Responsibly on Halloween

Drink Responsibly on Halloween

S
ummer came and went and we are now headed into fall. This means that Halloween is almost here! For kids, this means trick-or-treating to get as much candy as they can possibly carry. For adults, it means going out to parties to have a good time. If there is alcohol at these parties, than a person needs to drink responsibly.

Around most holidays where drinking is involved, people are bound to see an increase in DUI checkpoints around town. This is due to the fact that officers know that people will be drinking more and therefore they will put more effort into keeping those who have consumed alcohol off of the road.

A similar thing happens around holidays such as Memorial Day and Labor. However, it is infinitely more important on Halloween...

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They Found Sewing Needles Where?

They Found Sewing Needles Where?

E
veryone knows that they are supposed to have a balanced diet in order to remain healthy. This includes eating plenty of fresh fruits and veggies. When it comes to fruits and vegetables, everyone has their own personal favorites. Unfortunately for some Australians who like Strawberries, there is a serious problem with the fruit as of late.

Australia is in a bit of a crisis right now with strawberries. Someone decided it would be fun to insert sewing needles into strawberries. So far, there have been at least 20 reported incidents of needles being found in the tiny red fruits. This has led to a mass recall of the fruit and many stores have simply stopped selling them altogether.

While police are investigating the incidents, there haven’t been any leads in the case...

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Did You Hear about This Change to Kids Car Seats?

Did You Hear about This Change to Kids Car Seats?

Any experienced parent will tell you that kids need different kinds of car seats at different ages. As the child grows, they need different styles of car seats until they are finally big enough to sit in the seat without any additional device. For a long time, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that children should remain in rear-facing car seats until they are 2 years old. However, that has now changed.

Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics changed their recommendation and eliminated the age limit. Now they say that a child should remain in a rear-facing car seat until they weigh over 40 pounds. The lead author of the updated rule said: “It’s best to keep your child rear-facing as long as possible. This is still the safest way for children to ride.”

This change...

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How Cigarette’s Can Start a Fire

How Cigarette's Can Start a Fire

Every Californian knows that wildfires in the state are a pretty big deal. This is only reinforced by the fact that 2018 has been one of the worst years for wildfires in the state to date. This year, the Mendocino Complex Fire became the largest wildfire to ever burn across the state. The blaze scorched 459,123 acres, and is estimated to have burned hundreds of structures, uprooting the lives of many people.

This is the perfect reminder that we all need to do our part in preventing blazes like this from even starting. One such way to do that is by properly disposing of cigarettes finished. Throwing cigarette butts onto the ground or out of a car window is a fairly common practice. After all, just about everyone has seen cigarette butts lying discarded on the ground.

The problem with th...

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Can I Get in Trouble with a Drunk Minor in My Vehicle?

Can I Get in Trouble with a Drunk Minor in My Vehicle?

It’s the call every parent hopes to get – the call of a responsible teenager. Imagine this, your teenage child asks to go out with some friends for the night. With the promise of not getting into trouble and being home by 10:00 PM, you agree. Now, it’s 10:15 and your child still isn’t home when the phone rings. As a parent, there is an immediate pit in your stomach but this time it’s simply your child calling for a ride home after they consumed alcohol.

We know that your first reaction when you hear that your child has been illegally consuming alcohol is to be angry. However, take a deep breath and pause for a moment. Rather than driving themselves home or getting into the car with a potentially intoxicated friend, or a stranger, they called you to come and pick them up.

As yo...

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