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Porterville Bail Bonds Will Help You Face Your Loved One’s Arrest

Porterville Bail Bonds Will Help You Face Your Loved One’s Arrest

Nobody ever wakes up in the morning with the plan to bail out their soon-to-be arrested friend or family member. After all, no one plans on getting arrested, and they certainly wouldn’t share that plan with their loved ones. However, thousands of people are arrested every single day, and that is just here in California.

Sadly, this means that there is always a chance that someone you know could end up behind bars. If you care about that person, you will want to bail him or her out. That way, they do not have to spend a days, even months, behind bars as they await their day in court. You would much rather they be safe and sound at home.

This can easily be achieved by contacting Porterville Bail Bonds. Since 1987 we have helped Californians bail their loved ones out of jail. We know everything about the bail bond process and make it as quick and simple as possible. We understand that nobody wants to spend a lot of time dealing with the stress of a loved one being incarcerated.

Our agents will be by your side the whole time and will do the hard work for you. They will communicate with the jail and help you fill out the paperwork. We will even create a personalized payment plan to fit your budget. This way you will truly be able to afford to bail out your friend or family member.

You may not have known that you would be bailing someone out of jail today when you woke up this morning, but here you are. Thanks to Porterville Bail Bonds you have been able to face this surprise head on without worry. In just a few hours, your loved one will be home safe and sound, not locked up behind cold steel bars.

Do you need to bail out a friend or family member? You can get a free consultation by calling 559-784-8660 or by clicking Chat With Us now.

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Bailing Someone out Today Wasn’t a Part of the Plan

Bailing Someone out Today Wasn’t a Part of the Plan

Bailing someone out of jail is never something that people plan on doing. Unfortunately, it is just something that is thrust into their arms. They find out that a friend or family member has been arrested and they want to help out. However, they have no idea how to really do so since they never planned on needing bail before.

This is where Porterville Bail Bonds comes into play. We understand how stressful bailing someone out of jail can be, so we try to make it easier for our clients. Not only do we make bail easy for our clients, but we make it affordable as well. This way, our clients can rescue their loved ones from jail whether or not they were planning on doing so when they woke up that morning.

We make bail easy just by being there for our clients. Our agents can be reached all day, every day. They will be more than happy to answer a client’s questions and guide him or her through the entire bail bond process. Our clients never have to face bail alone. Just knowing that someone is there can make dealing with anything, even bail, easier.

On top of that, we also make bail cheaper. For starters, our bail bonds only cost 10% of the bail that they are for. So, if someone’s bail is set at $20,000, then their bail bond from us will only cost $2,000. We also provide every client with personalized payments plans, and qualified clients can earn discounts to help reduce the cost of the bail bond even further.

People often don’t plan on bailing someone out of jail when they wake up in the morning. However, they also didn’t plan on a loved one getting arrested. Luckily, something like this can easily be fixed by contacting Porterville Bail Bonds. Our agents will happily help their clients rescue someone from jail, they will provide all of the following:

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

Are you ready to begin bailing out your loved one? If so, you can talk to a bail agent for free by calling 559-784-8660 or by clicking Chat With Us now.

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Do You Need Someone That You Can Rely On?

Do You Need Someone That You Can Rely On?

Sometimes, being able to rely on people can be difficult, especially when you do not know the person well. This is why most people turn to family when they need help. However, there are times in life when you have to take a leap of faith and just trust that the stranger will help you. Sometimes your faith is rewarded, and sometimes it isn’t.

This is all in the back of your head as you search for a bail agent to help you bail your friend or family member out of jail. You need to pick the right bail agent, or else you could wind up paying a lot of money to someone who doesn’t provide good service. That is something that no one wants to have to deal with.

What you need to do is contact Porterville Bail Bonds. For over 30 years, we have been helping the people of California bail their friends and family members out of jail. We provide affordable bail bonds and professional help and service for all of our clients. Whenever someone needs help bailing out their loved one, they can count on us to be there for them.

Our professional bail agents have years of training and experience behind them. On top of all of that knowledge, our agents are available to offer their assistance around the clock, every day of the year. This means that whenever you need help, you can count on getting in touch with one of our amazing bail agents. We will provide you with the best bail service and help you get your loved one out of jail in no time.

Trusting people outside of family to help you can be difficult. Luckily for you, Porterville Bail Bonds is a family-owned bail bond company. We understand the importance of trust, and the need to be able to rely on someone during stressful situations.

You can rely on Porterville Bail Bonds, just call 559-784-8660 or click Chat With Us now.

It Is Never Okay to Drink and Drive

It Is Never Okay to Drink and Drive

If you were to ask anyone if driving while drunk was a safe thing to do, they would tell you it is a very dangerous thing to do. In 2017, 29% of all driving fatalities were caused by drunk drivers. This amounted to nearly 11,000 deaths that could have easily been prevented. With all the advances in technology, getting a safe ride home has never been easier. There is never a reason to get behind the wheel of a vehicle while drunk.

Drunk driving is illegal in every single state in the US due to how dangerous it is. Getting caught while driving under the influence carries heavy penalties, especially for repeat offenders. The laws and penalties vary by state. Here in California, the state has several different laws surrounding the act of driving under the influence (DUI).

Penalties of DUI

All California laws surrounding DUI basically state that a person should never get behind the wheel of a vehicle while intoxicated. What changes through these various laws is the exact circumstances. If a person is simply caught driving while intoxicated, they will face consequences under Vehicle Code (VC) 23152. If they cause injury to someone else, then they will face charges under VC 23153.

A person can even get into trouble for refusing to provide a breath or blood sample to an officer during a traffic stop. This can be charged under VC 23612.

The penalties for committing DUI vary depending on the crime itself and the driving record of the driver in question. The typical consequences for DUI can include:

• Informal probation.
• Max 6 month jail sentence for first offense/ Max 1 year for repeat offenders.
• Base fines of $390 to $1,000.
• Suspended or revoked driver’s license.
• DUI school.
• Community service.
• Requirement to attend AA meetings.
• Vehicle being impounded.
• Instillation of breathalyzer ignition device on vehicle.
• Victim restitutions if someone was hurt.

Generally, DUI’s are misdemeanor offenses, unless:

• Someone was seriously hurt.
• Someone was killed.
• This is the driver’s fourth DUI in a 10 year period.
• This is the driver’s third DUI that harmed someone in a 10 year period.
• The driver has a prior felony DUI in a 10 year period.

Felony DUI convictions can come with the already mentioned penalties, as well as these increased penalties:

• Formal probation.
• Prison sentences, which vary from case to case.
• Base fines between $390 and $5,000.

DUI for Professional Drivers

The fact that DUI laws apply to all drivers is a given. However, what some people may not know is that this law applies differently to drivers who are for-hire. A for-hire driver being someone who drives a vehicle such as a taxi, bus, Lyft, or Uber.

Normally, drivers are only considered intoxicated if they have a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08%. However, for-hire drivers are only allowed to have a BAC of 0.04%. If a for-hire driver is caught driving with that level of BAC or hire, they will face DUI charges, which would likely mean a suspension of their driver’s license.

The Dangers of Hungover Driving

Something else that many drivers are not aware of is the fact that driving while hungover can be just as bad as driving while drunk. This fact was discovered by researchers at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. Participants of the study had 10 drinks, slept off the alcohol until their BAC was 0%.

The results showed that the drivers were roughly as impaired, if not more so, than a driver with a BAC of 0.05%. The drivers were more prone to speeding, struggled to drive straight, and just generally made more errors.

This is likely due to the results of being dehydrated, having low blood sugar, and not getting enough sleep the night before.

There Is No Reason to Drive Drunk

Driving while intoxicated is never a good idea. Not only is it against the law, it is incredibly dangerous. Drunk driving is the cause of thousands of accidents and deaths every single year in the US alone.

In today’s modern age, there is no reason for any of this. With smartphones, people now have the ability get a safe ride literally in the palm of their hand. A person can easily contact a loved one to come pick them up, or hire a driver of a taxi, Lyft, or Uber. Doing this has never been easier than it is right now. A person can easily save themselves and the lives of people they’ve never met by simply pulling out their phone before ever setting foot in a vehicle.

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Avoid Donation Scams This Holiday Season

Avoid Donation Scams This Holiday Season

The holidays are all about giving. Most people focus primarily on giving to their friends and family members. However, there are some people out there who give as much as they can to people they don’t even know. These people want to spread as much holiday cheer as they can with as many people as possible.

While many people out there are very kindhearted, there are unfortunately some who seek to take advantage of this good natured helping. They set up fake charities to scam kind people out of their hard earned money. That is why, if a person is looking to make donations this holiday season, they need to do so carefully. That way, they can be sure that their money is going where they intended it to.

Here are a few tips from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to help you make safe and secure donations this holiday season:

• Do your research. Choose a charity carefully, and use online searches to find any complaints about the specific charity.
• Try to avoid charities that require donations to be paid solely with cash, gift cards, or wire transfers. These are all favorite methods of payments for scammers since once the money is handed over, it is gone forever.
• Keep records of all donations. This is especially important for donations made with credit or debit cards. It will allow you to make sure that only the amount you promised was taken out of your account.
• If donating through a website, make sure the donations are going to the right charity. This is especially true when clicking on links to donate. Scammers like to make their websites look like other popular sites. Always look for the padlock symbol and https in the web address.
• Don’t be rushed into making a donation. Scammers always like to rush people because it causes them to make decisions without thinking things through.

There are plenty of good charities out there that need your help. If you do your research, then you will be able to help them, help make a difference this holiday season.

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You Can See Your Loved One This Holiday Season

You Can See Your Loved One This Holiday Season

During this time of year, everyone just wants to spend time with the people they care about the most. That is what the holidays are all about, after all. Unfortunately, this isn’t always a possible feat. Sometimes life gets in the way and can prevent you from being with the ones you loves. Sometimes it is for simple reasons, such as having different work schedules, and other times the reason is more complicated.

Say for instance that your loved one is currently behind bars, awaiting trial. You cannot easily visit her now. However, there is something that you can do to get her out of jail, which is something she would really appreciate. To get started, all you have to do is contact Porterville Bail Bonds. We can help you get together with your loved one this holiday season.

Our bail agents are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to offer their assistance whenever it may be needed. They will always be there to answer your questions and help you get started one bailing out a loved one. It doesn’t matter how much you know about bail. Our agents will help you. They will walk you through each step.

Bailing someone out of jail is much easier than people realize. This is especially true when they have a professional bail agent helping them. Our agents can get you through the bail bond process quickly. In some California counties, we can have your loved one out of jail in just two hours. With our help, your loved one will be out of jail in no time at all.

Just because your loved one was arrested does not mean that you won’t be able to spend time with her this holiday season. You can bail her out of jail quickly and easily with help from Porterville Bail Bonds. All you have to do is talk to one of our agents. They will be more than happy to assist you. We provide the following to all of our clients to ensure that they can see their loved ones this holiday season.

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

Are you ready for a free consultation? If so, just call 559-784-8660 or click Chat With Us now.

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If You’re Cold, They’re Cold

If You’re Cold, They’re Cold

As winter begins to grip at the state of California, it is important for all pet owners to pay more attention to the animals in their care. Pretty much everyone has heard of the saying “If you’re cold, they’re cold. Bring them inside.” While this isn’t always accurate depending on the animal in question, it does pay to be more considerate of our furry companions this time of the year.

While animals due tend to have a nice fur coat to keep them warm, that does not mean they are immune to colder temperatures, especially when snow or ice are concerned. Here are a few tips to help you keep your pet safe and healthy this winter.

• Provide outdoor animals with adequate shelter. Provide them with access to a warm, insulated, and dry shelter to get them out of the cold.
• When letting dogs out for bathroom breaks, go with them. Once you are cold, bring them in to ensure they don’t get too cold.
• Dog breeds with shorter hair may need some winter clothes to help keep them warm.
• Wipe a dogs paws and belly thoroughly when coming inside from snow. This can remove any snow balls and/or road salts. The snowballs can lead to frostbite, while the road salts could get licked up and cause digestive problems.
• Outdoor cats will seek warm areas when it gets cold, this includes engine compartments on vehicles. Rap on car hoods several times before starting the vehicle to scare them out.
• Constantly check water bowls for outdoor animals to make sure they aren’t frozen solid.
• Provide outdoor animals with more food. They will need more calories to stay warm in the colder weather.

Pet owners all care deeply about their furry companions. Follow these tips above in order to keep them healthy and warm this winter.

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You Can Avoid Any Unnecessary Travel with Porterville Bail Bonds

You Can Avoid Any Unnecessary Travel with Porterville Bail Bonds

For a lot of people, traveling is fun. It is a chance to go on an adventure or be with people you care about a whole lot. This is why most people get excited before a trip, even if it is just across the state to be with loved ones for the holidays. Of course, there are times when traveling across the state is not a welcome experience.

Often times, this occurs when something bad has happened and someone that you care about needs help. Maybe she was just arrested and needs you to come rescue her. You want to help, after all, you care about her. However, she lives on the other side of California. You do not want to travel all of that way just to meet with a bail agent. Luckily, you do not have to.

You can instead contact the professionals here at Porterville Bail Bonds. We have dozens of agents scattered all over the state. Since our agents work so well together, one can work with you where you live, and another who is local to your loved one can work with her. This way, you can bail your loved one out of jail without traveling to the other end of California.

Instead, you get to work with our local agents who are more than ready to help. They will walk you through the entire bail bond process, answering all of your questions along the way. You will never feel abandoned. In no time at all, our agents will have your loved one safely released from jail so that she can return home.

Traveling can be fun, but when it is for the right reasons. Traveling across the state to bail someone out of jail is not fun, luckily you don’t have to do that. All you have to do is contact one of our bail agents, and they will be more than happy to help you. Let our family of bail agents help you bail out your loved one, we provide all of the following and more:

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

If you are ready to talk to an agent, just click Chat With Us or call 559-784-8660 now.

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Can Minors Drink in California?

Can Minors Drink in California?

As holidays such as Christmas and New Year’s roll around, there are plenty of parties to attend. Families get together to catch up and reflect on the passing year. These parties are full of fun, and typically, full of drinking. As long as there is no driving after the drinking, this is no problem for adults. After all, they can drink whenever they like.

However, problems can arise when the kids, especially teens, see all of the adults drinking. The fact that teens want to grow up sooner rather than later is no secret. One of their favorite requests is to join their parents and other adult relatives in drinking.

Some parents are fine with this request. They see no problem with it since the teen is in a safe and controlled environment surrounded by trusted adults. However, this is a problem in the State of California. If a parent or guardian is not careful, they could wind up in trouble with the law.

The Law in California

Here in California, and the rest of the United States, the legal age for a person to begin consuming alcohol is 21. Anyone under the age of 21 who consumes alcohol is breaking the law. The state of California makes it a crime to give or sell alcohol to a minor with Business and Professions Code 25658.

Under Business and Professions Code 25658, selling or furnishing alcohol to a minor is a misdemeanor offense. The law can apply to anyone who gives alcohol to a minor, or any minor who gets access to alcohol through the use of a fake ID.

What many people do not realize, is that this law applies to anyone who gives alcohol to a minor. This includes parents or guardians of the minor in question. If a minor is found to have a blood alcohol concentration of (BAC) 0.05% or greater, then the parent could face misdemeanor charges.

The Penalties

In California, parents who are found guilty of providing their child, who is a minor, with alcohol face misdemeanor charges. This means that they can face:

• Up to 1 year in county jail.
• A max fine of $1,000.
• Some combination of fine and jail time.

These penalties are just slightly better than what a random person would face for breaking Business and Professions Code 25658. In addition to the above penalties, a person breaking this law would also be required to complete at least 24 hours of community service. If the person knowingly sold alcohol to a minor they, or the business, can lose their license to sell alcohol.

If someone under the age of 21 purchases or consumes alcohol on their own, they will face:

• A $250 fine.
• 24 to 32 hours of community service.
• A 1 year suspension of their driver’s license, or a 1 year delay on being able to obtain their license.

Subsequent offenses lead to increased penalties for the minor in question.

Keep the Holidays Safe

While kids, especially teens, are always excited to grow up in a hurry, there are some things that should wait. Consuming alcohol is definitely one of those things. Not only is it not a great idea to allow a minor to consume alcohol, it can also get an adult into legal trouble. Even if the adult in question is the parent or guardian.

If a person wants to stay out of trouble this holiday season, then they need to drink responsibly. This means knowing their limits, having a designated driver (DD), and not allowing minors to consume alcohol. So long as a person does that, they can close out the year with loved ones and not behind bars.

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Can California Tax Text Messages?

Can California Tax Text Messages?

Everyone is different in their own, special way. However, there are somethings out there that we all do. Everyone needs to eat and drink, and we all like to stay connected with people that we care about. One of the most popular ways for people to stay connected is through texting. Local California lawmakers are aware of this, and looking to take advantage of this fact.

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) wants to begin taxing text messages in order to help fund programs that provide phone services for the poor. They planned to vote on the measure in early January of 2019. The new tax would likely bring in millions of dollars for the programs.

However, while this idea was supported by the CPUC, it received immediate backlash from consumers and wireless service providers alike. Cellphone service providers were against the idea, because the tax would likely push users away from their messaging services to online messaging apps in order to avoid the tax.

Luckily, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has since intervened. They determined that text messages are an information service similarly to emails. They are not telecommunication services, which in theory means they cannot be taxed. However, not all supporters of the new tax are convinced that this is the end of the discussion on taxing text messages.

What do you think of California’s idea of taxing text messages?