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Though there is no formal legal definition of a “sanctuary city,” the United States is made up of about 300 cities, towns, and counties that call themselves one. These sanctuary cities call themselves so, because they have vowed to protect undocumented immigrants from deportation. They...

It looks like California may be on its way out of a drought. We have seen more rain this year than we have the last few years. With that being said, how up-to-date is your knowledge on driving in wet weather? Do you know the...

Bail is money owed to court in order for a defendant to be released from jail. The amount owed depends on the crime that the defendant is being accused of, any prior criminal record that he or she has, and their financial ability to pay...

If a loved one of yours is ever arrested, they are going to need you now more than ever. This is the time you need to be the confident best friend or family member you can be. Your loved one is going through a very...

We will get right to the point, if you or a loved one are ever arrested and thrown into any California jail, Contra Costa Statewide Bail Bonds in Contra Costa County can help you. We minimize the stress, cost, time, headaches and confusion that you...

The thought of your loved one in jail makes you shudder. The image you paint in your head is one of them looking a bit un-kept, wearing unflattering clothing, tired, sad, depressed, bored. Maybe he or she is tough, but what good is that going...

When you hear that someone is arrested, you will probably hear that they will be booked. What does that mean and what do you need to know about it? Booking occurs right after a person is arrested and taken back to the police station or jail....

The Trump Presidency has brought fear to undocumented immigrants now more than ever. With such debate, many cities in the U.S. have vowed to protect its immigrants, and these cities have declared themselves “sanctuary cities.” Sanctuary cities include: San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle, and New York. An...

The criminal justice system categorizes crimes into one of three groups: infractions, misdemeanors, and felonies. Each category involves a different set of justice system procedures and possible consequences for the accused. If you are worried that the law might eventually catch up to you or...

It’s Fun Facts time! Well, these may be fun facts, but truth-be-told, it might not always be fun, especially when we tell you that these fun facts are all laws that you have probably broken before and didn’t even know. If you still receive...

Having a loved one in jail waiting for your help to post their bail is stressful. Having a bail agent you can rely on makes the situation better. In order to find a good bail bondsman, you will want to see what other people have...

If you think that the only people who use bail bonds to get out of jail are people who are not as well off as others, you are wrong. It does not matter what your household income is, anyone can use bail bonds to post...