Crimes, Defined

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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 a loved one, you can prepare yourself by learning the different categories of crimes.

Infractions – The least serious crimes.

  • No jail time as a consequence, only fines and/ or community service.
  • Not considered a “criminal” charge and will not appear on criminal record. However, they do appear on driving and court records.
  • Crimes are non-serious, such as speeding tickets, running a red light, and trespassing.
  • The accused does not have the right to a trial by jury; a judge alone will determine the outcome.

Misdemeanors – Semi-serious crimes.

  • Consequences include one year in jail and fines.
  • The accused has the right to a trial by jury and the right to a lawyer.
  • Trial length is based on complexity of case and can be months long.
  • Charge does appear on criminal record.
  • Crimes include petty theft and being publicly intoxicated.

Felonies – Serious crimes.

  • Consequences include a minimum of one year in jail, fines, and/ or probation.
  • The accused has the right to a trial by jury and the right to a lawyer.
  • Trial length is based on complexity of case and can be months, even years long.
  • Charge does appear on criminal record.
  • Crimes include kidnapping and other serious crimes where threat is involved.

The thought of getting arrested should convince you to adjust any bad habits you might have and to not risk your life.

We hope you never need our bail services but if you do, Compton Bail Bond Store can be reached 24/7, online and at 877-793-2245.

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A Rocky Start to 2017, but Who Really Cares?

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So it is already days into 2017 and you have learned that a good friend of yours has already been arrested.

Well, that may have been fast, but it is definitely not too late to resolve some of the matters and get his or her life back on track. It is not too late to start the year off right. The current situation is a mere obstacle, but with our help, your friend can certainly still finish the month on a strong note.

What we do is provide affordable bail bonds and payment plans for those bail bonds. The total amount paid to us is 10% of the full bail amount. Though this is not refundable, bail bonds still tend to be more commonly used because of the payment flexibility. Plus, you will have one of our professional and licensed bail agents taking care of all the confusing legal work, whereas if you pay cash bail, you are essentially on your own.

Let us help get your friend bailed out of jail and back to focusing on the New Year. Compton Bail Bond Store, can be reached 24/7 online and at 877-793-2245.

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How Can I Pay for Bail?

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Think of all the ways you can pay for something: cash, credit, debit, or checks. That is plenty of options to pay for a piece of clothing, or for a bail bond.

A bail bond is used to get a defendant out of jail pre-trial. Bail bonds are more accommodating than cash bail for their affordability, flexibility, and of course, methods available for payment. More people go the bail bond route than the cash bail route and it is most certainly not any of a lesser means than cash bail.

When a bail bond is used, a professional bail agent from Compton Bail Bond Store will be assigned to the case to help the client each step through the process, making it easier and less confusing. Compton Bail Bond Store bail agents are incredibly helpful professionally, but also for support as well.

Compton Bail Bond Store is the bail bond team you want on your side. Anytime you need a bail bond, for yourself or a loved one, do not hesitate to contact Compton Bail Bond Store at 877-793-2245.

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