Why Is Bail So Expensive?


You’ve seen the news and watched the television shows and movies – bail can be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars – even a million! Why is this so outrageously expensive?
First of all, the price for bail is determined based on certain factors like what crime and how serious it was, whether the defendant has a prior criminal record, how dangerous he or she is to the public, and whether he or she is a flight risk.

Second, bail is designed to be an incentive. Bail is refundable at the close of trial but in order for the defendant and/or anyone else who was financially responsible to get their money back, the defendant must go to all court appointments and not violate any other terms and conditions of release like not committing another crime or not getting behind the wheel when their license has been suspended or not missing any counseling sessions. Because there is so much money that can potentially be taken away for good (or potentially all be refunded), the court must make the amount rather high so the defendant is willing to meet all their requirements.

Bail can be very difficult for many people to meet in a fast timely manner. Bail bonds are thus a more ideal alternative for these people. While the fee/premium the pay to the agency is non-refundable, it is only a small portion of the full bail amount that is paid to the agency on a weekly or monthly basis, not all at once.

Get more information on bail bonds by contacting Canoga Park Bail Bond Store Services today!

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For Your Entertainment: 7 Oddest California Laws


The below are a round-up of what we have concluded to be the 7 dumbest, silliest, most absurd laws in California (ranked in no particular order). We’re basing our criteria mostly on the fact that we’re dumbfounded as to why these are even laws because they’re just out-right “w-t-f”. We hope you find this entertaining and probably, just a little bit informative, just in case you were planning on committing one of these:

  1. In Indian Wells, it’s illegal to lure anyone into a store by playing the trumpet. Any other instrument should be fine though!
  2. In Canoga Park, it’s illegal to herd over 2,000 sheep down Canoga Park Boulevard at once. You’ll have to leave some at home. Maybe this became a law because well, Canoga Park is kind of weird!
  3. It’s illegal for animals to mate within 1,500 feet of a school or place of worship. So for all those birds, rats, mice, etc. that do not belong to anyone, beware! No one will know who you are and no one will bail you out of jail!
  4. In Fresno, it’s illegal to annoy a lizard in a city park. Please don’t go crying to the lizards over your next breakup. That would be letting it get out of hand, to say the least.
  5. In Dana Point, it is illegal to use your bathroom if the window is open. For privacy when showering, that’s great. But good luck trying to get rid of that gross smell after you go #2.
  6. No vehicle may be going over 60 miles per hour if there is no driver. No need to be concerned about any driverless car going under 60 miles per hour – we believe in ghosts.
  7. In Carmel, a man may not leave his house wearing a jacket and pants that do not match, and a woman may not wear high heels. The Carmel police department must really be the fashion police.

We’re pretty confident none of you will ever get arrested for disobeying these laws, but just in case you did, you can never say we didn’t warn you. Don’t you worry though, even if you did get arrested, we’ll help bail you out of jail and we’d certainly be astounded that you even got arrested for this in the first place, but no matter what may happen, Canoga Park Bail Bond Store Services will always have your back! These laws are too silly to be serious.

For more information about bail bonds and the bail bonds process, contact Canoga Park Bail Bond Store Services today!

Please visit us at Cal Bail Bond Store or call us at 800-793-2245.

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