What is Bail and Why does it Exist?

By spiralmode

Bail exists because it is unconstitutional to hold a person in jail for an unreasonable amount of time after their arrest, but before the declaration of guilt or innocence at the end of trial. Bail is the amount of money a person will owe to the court in order to be released from custody during…

Moral Obligation vs. Legal Obligation to Report a Crime

By spiralmode

Some people believe that if they witness a crime, they must report it to the police; if they do not, they themselves are committing a crime. Actually though, in most cases, this is not true. A person may feel the moral obligation to report the crime, but they do not have a legal obligation to…

Do the Police Need a Search Warrant for my Social Media?

By spiralmode

You know that the police are looking at social media when they are investigating cases. What you may not know is whether they are allowed to do this with or without your consent or a warrant. So, here is what you should know: Content posted on public sites and accounts are considered evidence “in plain…

Help Your Brother Bail Out of Jail

By spiralmode

As you hang up the phone, so many thoughts and emotions are running through your head: my brother has been arrested? What did he do? Will he go to prison? Am I more angry and upset, or concerned and relieved it was not worse? What is next? Is there anything I can do right now…

Police Rely on Social Media

By spiralmode

Because social media is such a huge part of social culture now, police departments are ramping up units and departments who are dedicated solely to scouring social media for dangers. Social media is where individuals, organizations, and companies, share their personal lives and thoughts. It is a major means of communication. It is meant to…

Bail Bond Store – Santa Clarita – A Team of Heroes

By spiralmode

Heroes come unexpected and unannounced. They save the day when it seems like all hope is lost. Most often, heroes are fictional like Batman and Iron Man, but once in a while, they are real people helping you at your most desperate moments. Say you get a sudden, frightening phone call and learn that your…