Bail Bonds in Lynwood Makes Bailing Someone out of Jail Cheaper

Christmas Tree Fire Safety Tips

Bail Bonds in Lynwood Makes Bailing Someone out of Jail Cheaper

Thanksgiving and all of the holiday’s wonderful food has come and gone and now everyone is getting ready for Christmas. There are all sorts of things to do in order to get ready for the holiday. Primarily, there is all of the shopping. However, just as important to the shopping is the tree itself.

Without a Christmas tree, where would all of the presents be put? No Christmas decorating is complete without a Christmas tree. Unfortunately, with all of the beauty that comes with a Christmas tree, there is a bit of risk involved as well. Christmas trees are very flammable, and they only get worse the longer they are in a home.

Prevent a Fire in Your Home

Christmas trees are a beautiful and central part of Christmas decorating. Pretty much everyone who celebrates the holiday has a tree up in their living room. What type of tree they have is dependent on their preferences. Some people prefer the look and smell of a real tree while others prefer the convenience and safety of a fake tree. Both types have their advantages and disadvantages.

When it comes to real trees, there is always a fire hazard risk. Pine trees are very flammable, thanks to all of the oils in them, and they only get more flammable the drier they become. In order for a person to reduce the risk of their tree catching on fire in their living room, they should follow these tips:

  • Don’t get too big of a tree since a topper and stand will add to the height.
  • Don’t place trees in such a way that they block, or partially block, an exit.
  • Don’t store discarded trees in a garage, shed, or against the house since they are extremely flammable. Look into how your city wants trees to be disposed of, it might have a program.
  • Keep trees well-watered to delay the plant from drying out.
  • Never use lit candles to decorate a tree.
  • Only buy fresh trees. Trees can be tested by bouncing a tree on its stump and seeing how many leaves fall off the branches. The less that fall off, the better.
  • Only use lights tested and approved by the UL or ETL.
  • Place trees away from heat sources such as fireplaces, radiators, heating vents, candles, and lights.
  • Throw out damaged Christmas lights.
  • Try to position Christmas trees close to an electrical socket to reduce the need for extension cords.
  • Try to use flame retardant decorations on Christmas trees.
  • Turn off Christmas tree lights when not home or when going to bed.
  • When leaves begin falling off rapidly, get rid of the tree immediately.

By following these tips, a person can help prevent a fire from starting in their own living room, which is the last thing anyone wants near the holidays.

Follow These Tips and Be Safe

Christmas is such a fun and magical time of year. Nobody wants this great time to be ruined by having a Christmas tree catching on fire inside their home. Luckily, with the proper care and precautions, a person can avoid having their holiday ruined by a fire.

Do you have any Christmas tree safety tips that didn’t make it onto this list? If so, share them in the comments below and help keep others safe. From everyone here at Absolute Bail Bonds, we hope you have a wonderful and safe Christmas!


lynwood bail bonds californias privacy laws

California’s Privacy Laws

lynwood bail bonds californias privacy laws

Everybody has a right to privacy, especially here in California. No one wants to deal with someone spying on them in private situations. That is why the state of California has a few different laws revolving around people’s right to privacy.

According to state law, there are certain areas where a person should be able to expect and receive privacy. Anyone who breaks that privacy can face legal consequences. California residents should be aware of these laws so that they don’t end up accidentally breaking them.

Laws about Recording People in California

California Penal Code (PC) 647 is the state’s disorderly conduct law. It covers all sorts of things from prostitution, aggressive begging, and invasion of privacy. Specifically, sections i and j of this law relate to privacy.

PC 647i refers to the act of peeping. Under this law, it is a crime for a person to linger, loiter, or prowl on someone’s private property and peek into the doors and windows of any inhabited structure. An example of this would be trespassing onto someone else’s property and then peeking into their home’s window to see if their home, or peeking into a bedroom to watch someone changing clothes.

PC 647j makes it a crime for any person to look into an area where a person would normally expect privacy. It doesn’t matter if a person uses their eyes, binoculars, a cellphone, or any other sort of device to look into the area. Areas where privacy is naturally expected include:

  • Bedrooms.
  • Bathrooms.
  • Changing rooms.
  • Tanning booths.
  • Any other room where one would reasonably expect privacy.

Examples of breaking this law would include recording someone in a bathroom or changing room, or even filming someone under their clothes.

Another law to consider when referring to privacy is California’s eavesdropping law, PC 632. California is considered a two-party consent state. This means that in order for a confidential conversation to be recorded, all parties involved need to give their consent. If a person records a private conversation without consent from everyone involved, they could face legal trouble.

Penalties of Invasion of Privacy

The penalties for invasion of privacy vary depending on which law was broken. For instance, both PC 647i & j fall under California’s disorderly conduct law. Both of these crimes are primarily charged as misdemeanors. This means they come with the following consequences:

  • Up to 6 months in county jail.
  • A max fine of $1,000.

However, if a person has been charged with an offense under PC 647j before, or the victim of the crime was under the age of 18, the charges increase to:

  • Up to 1 year in county jail.
  • A max fine of $2,000.

Meanwhile, PC 632 is known as a wobbler offense. This means it can either be charged as a misdemeanor or as a felony depending on the facts of the case and the accused’s criminal record. When charged as a misdemeanor, the person faces:

  • Up to 1 year in county jail.
  • A max fine of $2,500.

Meanwhile, felony eavesdropping charges can earn a person:

  • Up to 3 years in state prison.
  • A max fine of $2,500.

Don’t Record People in Private

In today’s modern world, where recording another person is so easily accomplished thanks to smart devices, knowing these laws is extra important. No one wants to end up in legal trouble for breaking a law they didn’t know about or understand. When it comes to recording people, whether it’s a conversation or a video, it is illegal to do so in situations where the recorded parties would normally expect privacy.

One key point to note is that law enforcement officers while on the job, are able to be recorded. This is due to the fact that they are civil employees and out in public where they would not normally expect privacy.

What do you think of California’s privacy laws surrounding recordings? Do you agree with them, or do you think they need to be modified? Let us know what you think in the comments down below.


We Don’t Need Collateral at Lynwood Bail Bonds

We Don’t Need Collateral at Lynwood Bail Bonds

We Don’t Need Collateral at Lynwood Bail Bonds

 

Paying for expensive things is tough enough on its own without additional stress being piled on. That is exactly what collateral does for buyers, it makes a purchase, or expense, more stressful. Not only does the person have to worry about making payments on time, they have the constant threat of losing something valuable of theirs if they fail to make a payment. Nobody wants that.

Collateral for big expenses, such as bail, have to have the same value as whatever money is owed. When the money owed is several thousands of dollars, the collateral is typically a house or car. Those are both items that people cannot afford to lose because they missed one payment. Unfortunately, many bail bond companies require their clients to post collateral.

At Lynwood Bail Bonds, we know how stressful worrying about collateral can be, which is why we don’t require it on most of our bonds. We prefer to trust our clients. All we need on most bonds is the signature of a working co-signer. As long as we have that, we have faith that our clients will make their payments on time.

On top of that, we at Lynwood Bail Bonds are more understanding with our clients and their payments in general. We know that things changes. Payments that might have been affordable a month ago may no longer be within reach. If that happens, our clients can talk to their bail agent before the payment is due, to see about changing their monthly payments.

  • 24/7 Bail bond service
  • 20% Discount
  • Phone approvals
  • 0% Interest payment plans
  • No hidden fees
  • No collateral with working signer
  • Se habla Español

Dealing with the arrest of a loved one can be a stressful time. At Lynwood Bail Bonds, we want to reduce that stress as much as possible. That is why we don’t ask for collateral on most of our bonds and why we are flexible with our clients’ payments. We care about our clients and do everything that we can to help them.

Want to get a bail bond without having to pledge collateral? Then contact the professionals by calling (323)357-0575 or clicking Chat With Us now.


Do You Need a Warrant Check in California?

Do You Need a Warrant Check in California?

Do You Need a Warrant Check in California?

 

Bailing someone out of jail is no fun, but here at Lynwood Bail Bonds we do everything that we can to help you. We will always help you get your loved ones out of jail, but that is not all that we do here. We also provide warrant checks for clients who need them. This way, if someone thinks there might be a warrant out for their arrest, they can find out for sure.

When a warrant is issued for a person’s arrest, no one notifies the person in question. If the police could find the person, then they would arrest him or her. If a person suspects that there may be a warrant out for their arrest, they usually have to go to the police station to see. If they do have a warrant, then they are arrested then and there, which isn’t optimal.

No one wants to get arrested, but if someone were to get arrested, they’d probably prefer to prepare for it first. Lynwood Bail Bonds lets you do that. When we perform a warrant check, if we find a warrant, we may be able to prepare a bail bond before the person turns themselves in, in some instances. This way, a person only stays in jail as long as it takes for them to be booked in, then they are bailed out.

While not all California counties allow us to perform warrant checks, the following do:

  • Contra Costa
  • Fresno
  • Kern
  • Riverside
  • Sacramento
  • San Bernardino
  • Stanislaus
  • Tulare

And sometimes:

  • Kings
  • San Juaquin

Even if we are unable to perform a warrant check for you, we can still get started on some of the bail paperwork. This can help expedite the bail process once a person is arrested, thereby shortening their stay behind bars.

When a person needs bail help, they should always contact Lynwood Bail Bonds. When a person thinks there might be a warrant out for their arrest, they can contact Lynwood Bail Bonds for help with that as well.

Do you need to talk to one of our agents? Consultations are free, so just call (323)357-0575 or click Chat With Us now.


Lynwood Bail Bonds Provides 0% Bail for Qualified Clients

Lynwood Bail Bonds Provides 0% Bail for Qualified Clients

Lynwood Bail Bonds Provides 0% Bail for Qualified Clients

 

Big expenses are rarely ever easy to deal with, especially when they come up without warning. This is often the case when a person gets arrested and wants to post bail. The arrest comes without warning, and the bail costs several thousands of dollars. Most average individuals do not have that kind of money lying around.

This is where Lywnood Bail Bonds comes into help out Californians. We know bail can be expensive, so we do everything in our power to make it cheaper for our clients. For starters, our bail bonds only cost 10% of the bail that they are for. Plus, we provide personalized payment plans for everyone. Lastly, we offer discounts for qualified clients, including a 0% down bail bond for clients with approved credit.

With a 0% down bail bond, you will not have to pay any money for the bail bond until your loved one has been out of jail for one month. This means that you, with the help of your recently released loved one, will have a month to save up for the first payment. This gives you the time you need to prepare for the expense.

In addition to this extra time to get ready, you will also have a payment plan that is designed to fit with your personal budget. This will break up the cost of the bail bond into smaller, more manageable pieces. This way, you will truly be able to afford your loved one’s bail bond.

  • 24/7 Bail bond service
  • 20% Discount
  • Phone approvals
  • No hidden fees
  • No collateral with working signer
  • Se habla Español

The need to post bail often comes without warning, making it difficult to afford to bail out your loved one. Luckily, Lynwood Bail Bonds is here to help. We provide Californians with an affordable option for bail. We even offer special discounts for clients who qualify. To learn more, talk to one of our bail agents.

All consultations are free, so why wait? Call (323)357-0575 or click Chat With Us now to talk to a professional bail agent.


Bail Is Easier than You Think with Lynwood Bail Bonds

Bail Is Easier than You Think with Lynwood Bail Bonds

Bail Is Easier than You Think with Lynwood Bail Bonds

 

You never know what something is like until you’ve experienced it for yourself. You may have some ideas, but you won’t know if they are accurate or not until the moment comes. Take for instance, getting arrested. Pretty much everyone assumes it would be bad, and they are right. However, there are also instances where people are wrong.

A good example of when people’s assumptions are wrong, is when it comes to bail. Everyone expects bailing a loved one out of jail to be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. With the right help, bailing someone out of jail can be a piece of cake. All a person has to do to get the right help is to contact Lynwood Bail Bonds. For the past 30 plus years we have made bail fast and simple for Californians.

Our expert bail agents know everything about the bail bond process and will explain each step to you. They will guide you through everything so that you are never left in the dark. If you have questions, don’t hesitate to ask them. Our agents are here to help you, and will be more than happy to answer your questions.

One of the hardest parts about posting bail is getting the money to post the bail. With Lynwood Bail Bonds, our bonds only cost 10% of the full bail price. This is a 90% discount off the cost of bailing someone out of jail. This gets even better when combined with the fact that our clients can pay for the bail bond with a personalized payment plan designed to work with their unique budget.

  • 24/7 Bail bond service
  • 20% Discount
  • Phone approvals
  • 0% Interest payment plans
  • No hidden fees
  • No collateral with working signer
  • Se habla Espanol

When it comes to dealing with something new, people learn whether or not their assumptions were accurate. Luckily, when it comes to bailing someone out of jail, most people wrongly assume that it will be difficult. However, with Lynwood Bail Bonds’ help, bail is a piece of cake.

What are you waiting for? You can get started right now by calling (323)357-0575 or clicking Chat With Us now.


Yes, Driving Under the Influence Is a Terrible Idea

Yes, Driving Under the Influence Is a Terrible Idea

Yes, Driving Under the Influence Is a Terrible Idea

 

Most people would agree that getting into a vehicle accident would be horrible. After all, car collisions can be catastrophic and even fatal. However, despite the fact that no one wants to get into an accident, there are some people out there who participate in risky behavior that increases the chances of an accident occurring.

One of the easiest instances to avoid, yet is still one of the most common, is drunk driving. Driving while intoxicated, or high on marijuana and other drugs, is a terrible idea. When a person is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, not only are they less in control of their bodies, their thinking is impaired as well. This can lead to risky behavior that can easily cause an accident. That is why driving under the influence is illegal everywhere in the country, including California.

 Drunk Driving Statistics

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) roughly 10,500 people died due to alcohol impaired driving in 2016. This amounted to just over 25% of all traffic related deaths in the United States. In 2016, over 1 million drivers were arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), which is about 1% of all self-reported incidents of drunk driving in the US.

The CDC also reports that drugs are involved in roughly 16% of motor vehicle accidents. They also report that incidents of marijuana usage and driving are increasing with each year. 13% percent of nighttime and weekend drivers have marijuana in their systems.

The CDC has also found that drivers involved in alcohol-related fatal crashes were 4.5 times more likely to have prior DUI’s on their record than drivers with no alcohol in their systems.

 The Law Here in California

Due to the increased risk factors associated with driving under the influence, there are federal laws and states laws all over the country that criminalize the act. Here in California, Vehicle Code (VC) 23152 makes it illegal to drive a vehicle while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.

An important note is that according to this law, drugs are any intoxicating substance. This means that drugs can be anything from marijuana to prescription medicine. Basically, if something makes a person loopy or inebriated, they should not be driving with that substance in their system.

DUI is typically a misdemeanor charge, unless a person has more than four DUI charges against them in a 10 year period or the accident hurt/killed someone.

Misdemeanor penalties for a DUI can include:

  • Informal probation.
  • Maximum of 1 year in jail.
  • A base fine of no more than $1,000.
  • A suspended driver’s license.
  • DUI school.
  • Victim restitutions.
  • Community service.
  • AA/NA meetings.
  • Impounded vehicle.
  • Instillation of a breathalyzer ignition system.

Felony charges of DUI can include:

  • Formal probation.
  • Prison time anywhere from 1 year to life.
  • Base fine of no more than $5,000.
  • DUI school.
  • Victim restitution.
  • Community service.
  • AA/NA meetings.
  • Impounded vehicle.
  • Instillation of a breathalyzer ignition system.

Aside from the above, regardless of charges, a drunk driving charge or accident can greatly increase insurance rates for a driver as well.

 Never Drink and Drive

There is no excuse for driving under the influence, especially with today’s modern technology. Thanks to apps like Lyft and Uber, there is always a way for a person to get a ride home. Failing that, there is always public transportation such as buses and taxis. Lastly, a person can typically call family or friends for a ride. Most people would rather be woken up in the middle of the night by a drunk friend asking for a ride rather than by an officer telling them their loved one had an accident while driving drunk.

If a person is at home and finds themselves craving a snack, they don’t have to go out to get pick one up. Many restaurants deliver, and the ones that don’t, can still offer delivery through apps such as Grubhub and Uber Eats. Even Amazon can make quick deliveries of some items in big cities.

All of this amounts to the fact that no one should ever get behind the wheel while intoxicated due to alcohol or drugs. Doing so would not only risk the driver’s life, but the lives of any passengers, as well as the lives of passing drivers and pedestrians. Don’t ever put so many people at risk. Stay safe and let someone else drive after having a few beers.


Is It Too Hot for Your Dog?

Is It Too Hot for Your Dog?

Is It Too Hot for Your Dog?

 

As the weather warms up, people begin to venture outside more and more. At least until it becomes too hot, then people tend to hide out indoors. Everyone likes warm weather because it allows them to go outside. However, if things warms up too much, people would rather avoid the heat.

Still, some people don’t mind the heat, and will continue with their outdoor activities regardless of the temperatures. Some of these people will even take their dogs with them. After all, dogs love to go on adventures too, especially if their human is involved. However, taking a dog out for a walk, or even a game of fetch, in this heat can be dangerous for the furry creature.

 How Do Dogs Cool Off?

It is obvious to see that dogs and humans are not the same. We are two very different creatures. This becomes especially evident when it comes to how dogs cool off. Dogs mainly cool themselves off through panting. So when a dog warms up, it tends to pant in order to help cool itself off. They also have increased blood flow near the surface of their ears and face, which allows the body heat to be absorbed by outside air.

When it comes to what is too warm for a dog, just consider all of the fur on the pooch. The furrier a dog, the warmer they will get. This means that fluffy dogs don’t really appreciate high temperatures. This is where owners can inadvertently get their dog into trouble by taking it on walks during the day.

If the temperature is too hot for a person, it is safe to assume it is too hot for the dog as well. Dogs are just as susceptible to heatstroke as humans, if not more so due to all of their fur. A dog can succumb to heat stroke in just 15 minutes, which does not leave much time for any sort of emergency personnel to provide aid. This means that the best way to save a dog from heatstroke is to prevent it from ever getting heatstroke in the first place.

 Caring for Dogs in Hot Weather

Malibu Search and Rescue has needed to rescue three dogs in the last two months. Unfortunately, one dog succumbed to heat stroke before rescuers could even arrive on the trail where the dog and its owner were hiking. This is a solemn reminder to all pet owners to know their dog’s limits and know the warning signs.

One of the biggest warning signs of heatstroke in a dog is rapid, shallow breathing.

In order to avoid heatstroke, dog owners should limit walks to early mornings and late evenings when temperatures are more bearable. When on walks, owners should bring plenty of water and ensure their pup stays hydrated. It is also a good idea to check how warm the ground is. If the ground is too warm to keep the back of your hand on, then it is too hot for a dog’s paws.

 Take Care of the Pup

Going on a hike may be fun, and even more so with a furry companion, but as summer bears down on California, it may be best to leave the pooch behind. At the very least, a dog owner could schedule their hikes to be at cooler times. Everyone would appreciate that.

If a person ever is out walking, or hiking, with their dog, and they suspect that their dog may be suffering from heatstroke, they should call emergency services. Help will get their as quickly as possible to administer aid, regardless of the fact that the victim is a dog. It is also important to note that unless abuse is determine to be intentional, owners are not charged with animal abuse.

Do you have a cute story of your family pooch? If so, share it in the comments down below to let everyone enjoy.


Making Bail Affordable Since 1987

Making Bail Affordable Since 1987

Making Bail Affordable Since 1987

 

Most people are looking to save as much money as they can. After all, it doesn’t come easily, so they want to make sure they can store it away and use it on whatever they want. That is why people are always looking for a deal. The less money people have to spend on things they don’t want to spend on, the more money they have for fun things.

This is often the case when it comes to bailing someone out of jail. No one wants to spend a lot of money on bail, but they also don’t want to leave their loved one behind bars. This puts them in a bit of a bind. They have to spend a lot of money if they want to rescue their loved one, or so they think.

Despite the fact that bail can cost several thousands of dollars here in California, bailing someone out of jail can actually be affordable. All a person has to do is contact Lynwood Bail Bonds. We’ve provided affordable bail help for Californians for over 30 years. We take care of all of our clients and try to make the bail as affordable as we can for them.

Our bail bonds only cost 10% of the bail that they are for. This means that if the bail is set at $20,000, the bail bond from us will only cost $2,000. This gives our clients a 90% discount on the cost of bailing out their loved one. This makes things very affordable. In addition, we provide a 20% for clients who have a co-signer that meets one of the following:

  • Is a union member.
  • Is a member of the military.
  • Is a member of AARP.
  • Is a homeowner.
  • Has a private attorney.

So long as one of those requirements is met, the clients can qualify for a 20% discount off the price of the bail bond.

Bailing someone out of jail may seem like a costly endeavor initially, but it can actually be affordable. All a person has to do is contact Lynwood Bail Bonds. From there, they will be provided with an affordable bail bond, thereby making it possible for them to bail a loved one out of jail without breaking the bank.

Are you ready to get started? All you have to do is call (323) 357-0575 or click Chat With Us now for a free consultation.


The Law That Everyone Has Broken at Least Once

The Law That Everyone Has Broken at Least Once

The Law That Everyone Has Broken at Least Once

 

With the literal thousands of different laws within the US, and even California alone, it is nearly impossible to follow all of them all of the time. Most of the time, people break laws not because they meant to, but because they simply didn’t know that doing that action was illegal. However, there are some instances when everyday people purposefully break the law.

When regular people break a law, it usually is due to the fact that they feel the law is pointless, or that it shouldn’t apply to them. Many people may argue that they don’t break a law, however there is one type of law that pretty much everyone is guilty of breaking from time to time. In fact it is typically broken several thousands of times a day. This law would be speed limits.

 Everyone Speeds at Some Point

Every driver everywhere knows what speed limits are. Every single road in the US has an assigned maximum speed at which drivers could drive and still remain safe. This limit not only keeps the driver safe from himself, but also from other drivers, and anyone else who may be using the road.

Typically, people speed either when they are rushing to get somewhere, or aren’t paying attention to their speed. Both instances can be equally dangerous. In these instances, the driver drives their vehicle faster than the posted safe speed limit for that stretch of road. This may get the person to their destination faster, but it does so at a cost.

The problem with speeding is that it does not just endanger the driver in question. It also endangers every single human being that they pass on the road. All it takes to cause an accident, is one tiny mistake. After all, the faster a vehicle is traveling, the easier it is for that vehicle to lose control and cause an accident, and the more deadly the consequences of that accident.

 Consequences of Speeding in California

Speeding has several different consequences depending on how the person is caught. If they are pulled over by a law enforcement officer for speeding, than the consequences will come in the form of a speeding ticket. Here in California, this means that:

  • A fine of $360 – $400 for speeds of 15 -20 MPH over the posted limit.
  • A fine of $480 – $550 for speeds of 26+ MPH over the posted limit.
  • Receiving points on a driver’s license. Too many points within a short amount of time can lead to a suspended or revoked license.
  • Increased insurance rates.

This is the better outcome for speeding drivers. In that scenario, nobody gets hurt. That is not the case for the other possible outcome for speeding, getting into an accident. In this outcome, a driver can face:

  • Varying criminal charges depending on the severity of the accident.
  • Points on the driver’s license.
  • Drastically increased insurance rates.
  • Possible court fees.
  • Paying restitutions to victims of the accident.

In the event of an accident, a speeding driver could be held responsible for another person’s injuries, or death. That is something that no one wants on their conscience, especially for something as meaningless as speeding.

 Just Follow the Speed Limit

Speeding may seem like a great way to get to a destination on time, or small mistake made when not paying attention, but it is really much worse than that. Speeding is illegal, and that means that anytime a person speeds, they are breaking the law. This means thousands of drivers break the law every single day, and that is just looking at California.

Increasing the speed of a vehicle increases the chances of an accident. One small slip up is all it takes for a driver to end up in a bad way. It is best for everyone to simply follow the posted speed limits.

Everyone has seen their fair share of crazy drivers out there doing whatever they can to get to their destination as quickly as possible.

What are some of the craziest things you’ve seen other drivers do? Tell us about it in the comments down below.