What Should and Shouldn’t I Do if Arrested

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Chaos ensues when someone is arrested. Sometimes, the person is neglectful of what they should and should not do or say because they are stressed and not thinking clearly. They need to cooperate with the police, but at the same time, they need to protect themselves as much as possible. Just because someone is arrested does not mean they have no rights. A person is innocent until proven guilty, and they have rights no matter what.

Upon an arrest, here are some things the person should consider for their benefit:

  • Remain silent – This is the defendant’s right to refuse further questioning from the police until their lawyer arrives.
  • Get a lawyer – Defendants have the right to a lawyer to help fight their case in court and represent them. If they cannot afford one, one will be appointed to them.
  • Remember the arresting officers’ name and/ or badge number, as well as the patrol car. Defendants can have their lawyer get this information as well.
  • Remember where and when the arrest occurred.
  • Get contact information from any eyewitnesses of your arrest so you can get their statement, as well as any cell phone footage they might have captured.
  • Remain respectful of the police officers, and remain as calm as possible. Do not resist arrest. Even if you believe you are being wrongfully arrested, it benefits you to go with them in peace and sort out the problem later on. If you start mouthing off, get physical, or attempt to escape, then you could face additional charges.
  • Take photos of any injuries you may have sustained and seek medical help as soon as possible.
  • If the police want to search anything, have them come back with a search warrant first.
  • Bail out of jail as soon as possible. Getting a bail bond agency to assist with a bail bond could likely be the best solution for you, as it could be the more affordable and faster way for you to be released.
  • Let your lawyer work things out with the police and prosecutors. They will, of course, keep you and your loved ones up-to-date and consult with you. Remember, they are the professionals and they know the best ways to help you. Anything you wish to say to the police and/ or prosecutors should be done with your lawyer’s advice and presence.

As challenging as it is to imagine a positive outcome from such a somber situation, remember that not everyone who is arrested ends up being found guilty and put into jail. Defendants are not alone, they have many people fighting for them and supporting them. Defendants know the truth of what happened, which is motivation for them to keep their heads up.

If your loved one is ever arrested, do your best to remind them that there is hope. Remind them of their rights and what they should and should not do. Help them bail out of jail with a bail bond from Los Angeles Bail Bond Store, who can be reached at 877-793-2245 and online 24/7.

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Give A Person Their Life Back By Calling California

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The general consensus when someone is arrested and goes to jail is that their “life is over.” Of course that’s a figure of speech but considering the circumstances, it is taken quite seriously. But, you have the power to give a person their life back, to give a person a new hope for a restart.

Say your younger cousin was arrested. Right now in this moment, we do pay attention to the crime committed. We pay attention to the little fact that he was arrested and he wants your help. The judge has granted him bail at $20,000. He struggles to come up with that money on his own immediately, so he loses that option. Then he is told that bail bonds are an option, where he would pay 10% of $20,000 instead. So, he asks you to search for a reliable and fast bail bond company. You find one and help mediate with the company to get the bail bond process completed. In a matter of hours your cousin is out on bail.

Without you, how long might have taken your cousin to get out of jail? You might even have co-signed the bail bond (if required), helped finance it, or put up collateral. You were giving your cousin his life back, by helping him get out of jail so he can begin mending relationships and re-evaluating his actions and lifestyle.

So, if you are ever in need of a great bail bond company to help out a friend or family member, you’ve come to the right place. California Bail Bond Store wants to help you and yours out just as much as you do. Give us a ring at 800-793-2245 and we’ll talk through the process and conditions, come up with an affordable payment plan, and then formalize all the paperwork. We truly look forward to working with you to give a person their life back!

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