Post by Bail Hotline Staff 12 September 2012 Comments: 0
Almost everyone has seen a movie where the owner of a certain establishment attempts to burn down their building in order to receive an insurance payout. What many people don’t realize, however, is that these types of things really do happen every day; and as such, are one of the most obvious types of insurance fraud.
Post by Bail Hotline Staff 11 September 2012 Comments: 0
Every jurisdiction and state in America has been fighting to lower crime rates in the areas where they live. Many regions have been successful in this so-called war on crime; other areas have some improving to do.
Post by Bail Hotline Staff 10 September 2012 Comments: 0
There are few statutes within the California penal code that cover as wide a range of illegal activities as those of malicious mischief. This crime, sometimes referred to as vandalism, is considered quite serious in the State of California, and the repercussions are always severe.
Post by Bail Hotline Staff 8 September 2012 Comments: 1
There are not many crimes that are considered as vile and detrimental to society as kidnapping. California law is very specific on what constitutes kidnapping and explains numerous types of kidnapping that can bring significantly different penalties. Regardless of the circumstances surrounding a kidnapping, the penalties are always extremely severe.
Post by Bail Hotline Staff 6 September 2012 Comments: 0
California has had pretty severe issues with street gang activity throughout the past few decades. This serious problem led the state legislature to pass the California Street Terrorism Enforcement and Prevention Act. This legislation not only makes street gang activity illegal, it also introduces serious sentence enhancements for even aiding in the commission of crimes committed by street gangs.