October 2015

This “ride or die” phrase, coined among teenagers and young adults, is a phrase that refers to two or more friends who do everything together, no matter what. They’re always “down” to go out, drink, etc. Really, it’s a phrase to signify best friends and...

After getting arrested, most people will be asked to pay bail in order to be released, some are not offered bail and must stay in jail, and some will be released on “own recognizance.” Being released on own recognizance means they do not have to...

You should never be afraid to tell your parents you’re in trouble and you need their help. Depending on the situation, you might feel ashamed and embarrassed, but if there’s one thing they taught you, it’s that they will always be there to help when...

Back in high school, you and your best friend were always getting into trouble. “Typical teenagers,” you two were partners in crime - skipping class, cheating on tests, drinking and smoking, just running amuck. You two luckily got away with all of this without...

To put it plainly, bail is a set amount of money owed to court for a defendant to stay out of jail during his or her trial period. Because everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty, it is not fair to require defendants to stay...

Our team here at Martinez Bail Bond Store has one goal: provide you with a bail bond and payment plan you can afford. No one ever anticipates having to bail so it’s no surprise that when that unfortunate occurrence comes their way, they don’t really...

We’ve still got a few months left in 2015 so of course we won’t have an analysis of this year’s crime trends. But, we do have some updates for 2014 California crime trends that are worth knowing. Violent crime in California as a whole dropped to...