Determining if You’re Dealing with a Stalker

Determining if You’re Dealing with a Stalker

Many of us assume that stalkers are something that only celebrities have to worry about, but that simply isn’t true. Every single day, there are reports of ordinary people being bullied, harassed, scared, and even killed by stalkers. According to Oxygen, 7.5 million Americans struggle to deal with a stalker each year. In 75% of those cases, women are the victims. The Bureau of Justice reports that in most cases, victims have a connection to their stalker, though the strength of that connection can vary from casual acquaintances, to former lovers, to blood relations.

Stalkers can pose a serious threat, which is why you want to alert the authorities and get the law involved as quickly as possible. The problem is knowing when someone is moving past the point of being irritating and start becoming a stalker and safety concern.

You Start Routinely Seeing/Encountering the Person in Random Places

Everyone has stories about how they constantly run into a person in random places. In many of these situations, the meeting is simply the result of two people who move in similar social circles and have similar routines. 

However, if you constantly see the same person everywhere you go, such as the school when you pick up your kids, at the post office, in the same section of the grocery store, and when you’re walking your dog, it’s time to start paying careful attention to the person. If they appear to be watching you, or the encounters are happening multiple times a day or even a week, the repeated run-ins become a red flag that indicates the person is starting to stalk you.

Extreme Gift Giving

Getting the occasional bouquet of wildflowers is a sweet gesture. Getting constant gifts, particularly from someone you’re not in a committed relationship with is a stalking red flag. This becomes even more true when the gifts are delivered anonymously or when they come from a person you don’t have a strong connection to. 

If possible, try to block the delivery of the package. If that’s no possible, try backtracking the shipment so that you can learn the identity of the person who is giving the gifts.

While you can’t really go to the police and tell them that you’re getting unwanted gifts, you can and should alert trusted friends and family members to the situation.

They’re Possessive or Extremely Nosey

It’s common knowledge that when your romantic interest starts to demand detailed information about where you were, who you saw, and what you did, it’s a sign that they’re going to be a problem and that it’s time to end the relationship.

The same is true when if a co-worker, friend, or even a family member starts doing the same thing. When the questions start to feel intrusive and inappropriate, it’s time to start putting some distance between yourself and the other person. Make it clear that you have boundaries that must be respected.

They’ve Become Entwined with your Online Life

Most of us have social media accounts that we routinely update. Most of our virtual interactions are harmless, but they can provide a stalker with another avenue that they’ll use to manipulate and spook you. 

Signs that you’re being stalked online include:

• The same person not only follows all of your social media accounts, but they constantly leave comments on every post you make and these comments start to become manipulative or intimidating.
• They frequently send you unsolicited emails and private messages
• The conversations become increasingly intense
• The person shows no interest in respecting your boundaries

Your instincts will usually provide you with the best indicator that someone’s behavior is passing normal parameters and is starting to exhibit stalker-like tendencies. If you sense that someone is a potential threat to your physical and mental safety, it’s time to contact the authorities.

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Even The Tough Guys Need Help Sometimes

Los Angeles Bail Bond Store

Anyone who is arrested is going to need a tremendous amount of support, even if they act tough, and cool. This is just a cover. Anyone who is arrested faces serious charges and consequences that can drastically change their life. It is a scary experience. Behind every tough guy is someone who is actually scared, vulnerable, and crying for help.

There is plenty of help and support to come from not just friends and family, but Los Angeles Bail Bond Store as well. You will find that this bail bond company meets and exceeds your bail needs.

We offer:

  • 24/7 statewide availability in California
  • Free consultations
  • Affordable bail bonds
  • Custom payment plans
  • Credit, debit, checks, and cash accepted
  • Convenient and secure online payment system
  • 0% interest
  • No hidden fees
  • Over the phone approvals
  • Reliable, friendly, licensed bail agents
  • Confidential, fast, courteous service

With 30 years of industry experience, Los Angeles Bail Bond Store continues to excel. This company has dozens of agents and representatives who passionately provide their services to defendants and their families in need of this support. No matter what the situation is for the client, Los Angeles Bail Bond Store will always find a solution to meet the end goal, which is bailing the defendant out of jail. Los Angeles Bail Bond Store is a bail bond company you can always rely on.

Be the support system your loved one needs, whether they ask for it or not, and seek a bail bond from Los Angeles Bail Bond Store. They will provide the necessary bail bond and additional support too.

Contact Los Angeles Bail Bond Store anytime online, or at 877-793-2245.

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How Can a Defendant Get Out of Jail?

Los Angeles Bail Bond Store

Someone who is arrested has been accused of a crime. They are legally considered innocent until proven guilty in court, but their trial in court may not happen for some time after their arrest. What happens to the accused during this time? It is not fair to keep the accused in custody unless they are considered danger to the community, or they are likely to flee before their trial. If the defendant is deemed safe, he or she has the opportunity to post bail and be released from custody.

A defendant can post bail by paying the entire bail by him or herself, or with the help of loved ones. They will need to turn over 100% of the bail cost before they can actually be released, but this is refundable later on as long as they show up for their scheduled court date.

The second way a defendant and his or her loved ones can post bail is by hiring a professional bail agent whom the defendant pays only 10% of the bail amount. They will have a flexible payment plan to follow that will continue after the defendant is released. The defendant and his or her loved ones may need to pledge collateral as backup, but this collateral will be returned as long as they show up for their scheduled court dates.

Most people who are in this type of situation will post bail with a bail bond because it is more flexible and carries less financial hardship and stress. The best case scenario for being released from jail is own recognizance. This is where the defendant does not have to pay any money or pledge any collateral. They merely sign legal papers promising to show up for court, and then they can walk out. To be released on own recognizance, the judge must consider a person to be a good and honest person who simply made one little mistake. This person would not have any sort of criminal record, and shows that he or she is responsible.

If you, or a loved one, are ever arrested and need to post bail, please contact the team here at LA Bail Bond Store. We offer affordable bail bonds and custom payment plans. Consultations are free, and we are confident that we can take care of you and your loved ones without issue. We are available 24/7, so do not hesitate to reach out to us anytime, even if it is a holiday or 3 AM in the morning.

All you have to do is call 877-793-2245 or go online to our website.

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Out-Of-State Bail Bond Options

LA Bail Bond Store

The next 3-day weekend coming up is Memorial Weekend and for many, that is a weekend that will be spent traveling! Whether going by plane, train, or automobile, take note of what is on your itinerary. You have a bunch of fun activities planned like the beach, hiking, camping, and probably drinking. Do everything responsibly because the best way to ruin a fun getaway is to end up behind bars.

People who are arrested in California can bail out of jail with a bail bond from LA Bail Bond Store. We provide affordable bail bonds and custom payment plans that get defendants out of jail as soon as possible. We are available 24/7 and are more than willing to assist anyone in need of a California bail bond.

However, if someone is arrested outside of California, then we at LA Bail Bond Store unfortunately cannot assist with the bail bond process. A local bail bond company will need to be involved. That is not the hard part, though. The more stressful part in these instances is understanding all the details of the case because more often than not, the defendant will have to be present for their court appearances, and their court appearances will be held in the city and state in which they were arrested. This means they will need to travel back and forth from California, make lodging arrangements, and work out a plan with their employer and family. Depending on the complexity of the case, this can be months of back and forth chaos.

Your plan for the 3 day Memorial holiday should go without issue. Just enjoy your getaway and relax with a little bit of booze. Drink responsibly and be mindful of your actions. No one wants to go from laying out on the beach to lying inside an uncomfortable jail cell, wondering what is going to happen next.

If you are ever in need of a bail bond for yourself or a loved one who is in a California jail, please contact LA Bail Bond Store online or at 877-793-2245.

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How can I Pay for a Bail Bond?

Van Nuys Bail Bond Store

Van Nuys Bail Bond Store provides affordable bail bonds for defendants who are held in California jails. Bail bonds are an alternative method to posting bail and costs only 10% of the full bail amount. On top of that, this 10%, called the premium, is paid in increments over a payment plan, custom created to meet your financial needs.

Here are the different ways you can pay for the bail bond:

  • Cash and checks – Bring it in or mail it.
  • Debit and credit – Swing by an office to make a transaction, or go online and use our convenient and secure online payment portal.
  • Tax return – Technically this would just fall under any of the above because once your tax return clears and is in your bank account, you would then proceed to pay for the bail bond in one of the above ways. Your tax return becomes extra money to you, which means it can be used to pay for your bail bond.

Bail bonds are the more convenient, affordable, and flexible way to posting bail and Van Nuys Bail Bond Store will prove it.

Get a free consultation from a friendly agent anytime, just reach out online or call 877-793-2245.

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Concord Bail Bond Store Sheds Hope Too

 Concord Bail Bond Store

Having an arrest and criminal record is not the best thing to have, but it is not the worst thing either. Naturally, anyone would think getting arrested is the end of their life, but that is because they have not talked to us at Concord Bail Bond Store.

Half of what we do is provide affordable bail bonds and customized payment plans to get a defendant released from jail. The other half is instill hope in the defendants and their worried loved ones, hope that turns true. Life goes on, in the best of ways, after the arrest.

People who have criminal records still get jobs, find love, own homes, and live a wonderful, happy life. We are willing to bet that either you know someone who has a criminal record, or you have interacted with a stranger, who has a criminal record and you could not even tell. If you, or a loved one, are currently in the middle of this stressful situation, just wait it out with patience. Soon enough, you will find that it has all blown over and everything is pretty much back to normal again.

We genuinely hope you will never need our bail bond services but if you do, contact us anytime online, or at 877-793-2245.

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A Rocky Start to 2017, but Who Really Cares?

Compton Bail Bond Store

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 California Bail Works


For defendants, there is a price for freedom and that price can be very low, a few hundred dollars, extremely high, one million dollars, or anywhere in between. Freedom is what America is all about, so who gets to put a price on freedom for defendants? And how is that amount determined for each person? The price for freedom for recently arrested individuals is called bail, and judges are the ones who determine bail for defendants.

Bail is a dollar amount that a defendant must pay to the court in order to be released from jail. Anyone may assist the defendant in paying this money, especially when the bail is very expensive. The more expensive the bail, the more serious the circumstances are. Some examples would be a very serious crime was committed, the defendant may be a flight risk, or the defendant may have a prior criminal record.

There is a bail schedule that judges follow, which outlines the bail amount per crime, and offense. The bail schedule is reviewed and adapted annually.

There is really nothing you can do to get your bail lowered. You can request it be reconsidered, but it is unlikely that it will change. Luckily, San Bernadino County Bail Bond Store can get you a bail bond to get out of jail even faster. You will pay us a premium, 10% of the full bail amount, and within hours, you will be released. You will have a payment plan to follow, making paying for the bail bond even easier for you. Please contact us immediately to get more information on bail and bail bonds.

Chat with a San Bernadino County Bail Bond Store representative online for immediate assistance or call us at 800-793-2245.

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How to Get Away With Jail


If “How To Get Away With Murder” is one of your favorite shows at the moment, then How To Get Away With Jail will be your new favorite lesson.

To get away with jail, you will need to bail out. That is, if you have been granted bail. And assuming this is the case, you must decide if you want to sort out your bail responsibilities on your own or with help from San Bernadino County Bail Bond Store.

San Bernadino County Bail Bond Store would offer you a bail bond for which you would only pay a 10% premium, 10% of the full bail. You would also be put on a monthly payment plan that caters to your other financial needs so you are not struggling to come up with the money immediately. You will have terms and conditions to obey during your time released from jail, such as going to all court appointments. If you violate any, your bail bond can be terminated and you will be taken back into custody.

However, that probably will not be the case, because with San Bernadino County Bail Bond Store, you will be in good hands. You have got the San Bernadino County Bail Bond Store team here to support you and keep you in check and you also have friends and family on your side too. With our help, you will “get away with jail,” as we like to say.

San Bernadino County Bail Bond Store is available statewide in California, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We will never let you down!

San Bernadino County Bail Bond Store is here for you whenever you need us, just contact us online or call 800-793-2245.

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Learning How to Budget Your Money


Something everyone should learn how to do when they become adults is how to divide paychecks. Schools should to really teach this to all students, no matter what they major in, because it is extremely helpful. Knowing how you spend every dollar of your income allows you to live comfortably and may just save you in times of serious need; like needing a bail bond.

The rule is 50-30-20. 50% of your paycheck goes to items you need to pay, like rent, utilities, and food. 30% of your paycheck can be spent towards items you want like new clothes and dining out. 20% of your paycheck is to be put into your savings account. Of course, if you have any remaining money from the first two sectors, you should put it into your savings.

The greatest benefit we see to growing that savings account is the room to dip into it in desperate times of need, like needing that bail bond we mentioned. It is not like you save this money expecting to pay for a bail bond in the future, but it is intended as financial security. You can withdraw money from your savings without hindering your need to pay for your necessities.

Riverside County Bail Bond Store can also help alleviate some of the financial stress of paying for bail by providing you with an affordable bail bond. We will set up a payment plan for you. Our bail agents jump into action to help our clients. So, if and when you need a bail bond, please contact Riverside County Bail Bond Store today!

Please contact a team member from Riverside County Bail Bond Store online for immediate assistance or call us at 800-793-2245.

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