Post by Bail Hotline Staff 29 August 2013 Comments: 0
Just because California allows the use of medical marijuana doesn’t mean that this state is soft on drug crimes. In fact, simply possessing certain drugs can land a person in prison for up to three years. When a person is in possession of controlled substances with the intent to sell them, however, they could face much more serious consequences. Since the penalties are so severe, anyone facing these charges would do well to fully understand the law.
Post by Bail Hotline Staff 26 August 2013 Comments: 0
California takes all types of crimes very seriously, and in many circumstances, those convicted of criminal activity will face prison time. Fortunately for these individuals, the option of parole exists. This allows a person to be released from prison early and serve the remainder of their sentence under parole supervision.
Post by Bail Hotline Staff 19 August 2013 Comments: 0
There are a host of complex criminal laws in the state of California. Some of these laws, such as those related to disorderly conduct, can actually cover an array of different criminal statutes. Unfortunately for those charged with the crime, the penalties can be extremely severe. What’s even more important to note is the fact […]
Post by Bail Hotline Staff 15 August 2013 Comments: 0
Most states in America have prison and jail populations that are simply out of hand, and this is no different in California. Due to the potential for ballooning incarceration rates, each state has a system which will allow certain individuals to be placed on probation rather than going to jail. This means that a person can have a sentence of jail time, or other potential consequences, which can be served on probation rather than behind bars. If a person is accused of violating that probation, however, they can face serious consequences.
Post by Bail Hotline Staff 12 August 2013 Comments: 0
There are certain crimes, such as burglary or assault, which have existed from the time when prisons first came into existence. Some crimes, however, have only recently evolved with the onset of advanced technology. Identity theft, for example, has become a huge problem in California due to the relative ease in which personal information can now be obtained. Unfortunately for those charged with the crime, the consequences are harsh, so it’s imperative to understand everything that they are facing.