Tag Archives: arrested

Even Celebrities Use Bail Bond Store!

You might be surprised to hear that even the biggest celebrities approach bail bond companies for help when they are arrested. You’d think that even with all the money they have and their fame, they wouldn’t need a bail company. But that’s not true. They are not given any special consideration for their fame. And […]

If You Are Taken Into Immigration (Or “ICE”) Custody

You have the right to a lawyer, but the government does not have to provide one for you. If you do not have a lawyer, ask for a list of free or low-cost legal services. You have the right to contact your consulate or have an officer inform the consulate of your arrest. Tell the […]

If You Are Approached By Police Or Immigration Agents at Home

If the police or immigration agents come to your home, you do not have to let them in unless they have certain kinds of warrants. Ask the officer to slip the warrant under the door or hold it up to the window so you can inspect it. A search warrant allows police to enter the […]

If You Are Stopped In Your Car

Stop the car in a safe place as quickly as possible. Turn off the car, turn on the internal light, open the window part way and place your hands on the wheel. Upon request, show police your driver’s license, registration and proof of insurance. If an officer or immigration agent asks to look inside your […]

Bail Burden Keeps U.S. Jails Stuffed With Inmates

Leslie Chew spent his childhood working long days next to his father on the oil rigs of southern Texas. No school meant he never learned to read or write. Now in his early 40s, he’s a handyman, often finding aBut he got by — until one night in December 2008 when the station wagon got […]

Jail and Bail Procedures

When a person is arrested and placed in the custody of a jail, the jail location, the bail procedures, and the time periods for booking and release are highly dependent upon the city or community where the arrest occurred. The bail amount is set by either a judge or by the jail personnel using a […]

What to do when someone gets arrested

To say that having a loved one or friend get arrested is a “stressful situation” seems like such an understatement. It can feel like your whole world just turned upside down. Legal issues can be very scary and intimidating,  that’s where we can help you.  Call us as soon as someone is arrested and we […]