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Your Parents Will Always Help You Out And When You Become One Yourself, You’ll Understand Why

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What happens if you get arrested and need help to bail out of jail? You don’t have the funds to meet the requirements by yourself and you need someone to loan you money. But, you’re too embarrassed to call your friends and chances are, they don’t really want to help because they need to save their own money. You’re too old (and embarrassed) to call your parents because you’re an adult now.

To be honest though, your parents are the ones you should be calling first. As disappointed and angry as they might be, they will still support you and help pay for your bail bond. The reality is, your Mom and your Dad are always going to put you, their child, first and they will not hesitate to do so...

Don’t Be Ashamed To Get Bail Help

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Don’t be ashamed to call us at Long Beach Bail Bonds seeking help to get out of jail. You should, in fact, be eager to call us, so you can get out of jail and contemplate on the ordeal that you just experienced, and plan for the coming days and weeks. Occasionally, there are some individuals who blame themselves so much that they do not want to bail out of jail. They punish themselves as much as possible. They hate themselves so much. Don’t let that be you.

Even if you are guilty of the crime committed, you shouldn’t sulk behind bars until your trial. That isn’t the proper environment to prepare yourself and your friends and family for your legal proceedings and consequences. You need to spend as much time as possible with your loved ones...

Common Items Used As Collateral For Bail Bond Store

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Many bail bonds will require collateral be put up in order to proceed. This collateral is used as security – if the defendant does not show up for court as they are required to, the collateral is taken. Collateral is certainly an incentive for the defendant to go to court if they (or the person who offered the collateral) wants their belongs back.

Bail bond collateral is property or valuables that are worth something pretty nice. Common collateral items include firearms, jewelry and jewels, gold, electronics like game consoles and televisions, and property and vehicles. Please note that any property and vehicles offered for collateral must be ones you own in entirety and are not still making payments on.

Call us at Long Beach Bail Bonds to discuss what items you can put up for the bail ...

California’s Most Wacky Laws – You Won’t Believe Some Of These!

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Sorry ladies of Los Angeles, if you were hoping to meet your Prince Charming by kissing a frog, you better search elsewhere. It’s against the law to kiss and lick frogs in LA. Yes, this is a real law. This law is as real as these other dumb laws in California:

  • You may not own or sell silly string in Lodi. That’s no fun!
  • You can’t take your camel for a walk down Palm Canyon Drive between 4 and 6 PM. I guess animals that camels do not get along with are walking down the drive during these 2 hours?
  • Molesting butterflies in Pacific Grove can result in a $500 fine. Um…. what?
  • A man carrying a lantern must walk in front of any motor vehicle that wants to take a drive. Follow the light, it will guide you!
  • If you keep Christmas lights up past February 2, you will be fined...

The Case Of Sandra Bland: A Warning For California Drivers

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In California, it’s not too uncommon to come across drivers every now and then who change lanes without signaling first. Some do it more when there are other drivers surrounding them, some do it when they are clearly the only driver on the road. It seems harmless sometimes, though albeit can be a little dangerous and rude. But for the most part drivers can and do get away with it.

By now you must have seen the news surrounding the death of Texan Sandra Bland, was pulled over for failing to signal when she changed lanes. This minor traffic violated escalated out of control; Bland was arrested and then found dead in her cell days later...

You Can Legally Drink Alcohol At These Southern California Beaches

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Don’t you wish that it was legal to drink on the beach? Well, luckily, there are a handful of beaches in Southern California where you can do just that and not get in trouble for it (unless you start causing problems). Doheny State Beach, Paradise Cove, and Carmel Beach are among the very few that allow boozy fun with your sand and surf.

As always though, this allowance of alcohol on these beaches comes with consequences for those who take advantage of this. You don’t want to abuse this and end up in jail; you don’t want to be the reason alcohol is no longer allowed on these beautiful sunny California beaches, right?

So if you plan a beach trip and want to bring along some brews, make sure you are legally allowed to drink it on that beach...

Why It’s So Important To Be A Good Role Model For Your Family

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For any of you out there who have children, you know how crucial it is to be a solid role model for them. That means being honest, honorable, and a well-rounded family-person. Parents can’t afford to go out and drink every night, do drugs, avoid traffic violation tickets, get into arguments (that could lead to altercations), etc. Having a child means the consequences of such actions are more heartbreaking:

  • Your child could grow up without you in his or her life.
  • Your child, old enough to know what you had been up to, could make the serious decision to cut you out of their life.
  • Your child could also begin to start trouble and end up in jail, just like you.
  • Your family is no longer a family, and your home is no longer a home.

You can avoid all of this simply by looking and evaluating h...

Parents Will Be Parents: Always Concerned About Their Children

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As a parent, don’t you always have a concern for your children? Even if they are well behaved and honest, parents’ concern for their child continues to linger no matter what. It’s all part of being a parent.

It’s important to always be reminded that any trouble your kid gets into, you as a parent can be held responsible and liable. You may need to pay fines and fees – fees for educational programs required by court, legal fees, and others. To avoid this stress and pain, keep an eye on your child whenever you can, but do not be too overbearing. A part of growing up for a child will include some rebellion, but if they can do this in ways that don’t include legal trouble, you’re golden...

Know This Before Cosigning A Bail Bond

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Co-signing a bail bond is a huge responsibility and liability. You’re essentially assuming the consequences if the defendant does not make his or her payments, skips court, or possibly violate other terms of release that are dependent on the bail bond. We know you desperately just want to co-sign the bail bond because you’re sympathetic for your very close friend or relative, but you should really weigh certain things before signing off:

  • It is the cosigner’s duty to ensure the defendant appears in court and meets all other terms and conditions.
  • It is the cosigner’s duty to ensure the defendant does not violate any terms of his or her bail and release.
  • The cosigner may have to pledge collateral for the bond. This is most often property, electronics, jewelry, and vehicles...

It’s Okay To Ask For Parenting Help

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If you think your child needs more help than you are able or knowledgeable of to provide, do not hesitate to call for third party help, be it from another family member, a friend, or a professional. You want the best for your child and you want to help them in every way possible, but sometimes, it’s just not enough to come solely from you. Don’t be ashamed and don’t think you are not a suitable parent.

It would be worse to see your child end up in serious danger and trouble than to call in another person to help educate and “rehabilitate” them, wouldn’t it? Your child needs to be as responsive and receptive to positive influence and change in order for him or her to develop a goal-oriented, successful future.

Your concern for your child is natural – it’s loving and it shows yo...