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What Is Bail And How Is It Set

1. Bail is the amount of money or other security that is deposited with the Court which permits the release of a defendant from custody. It also ensures that the defendant will appear at all court proceedings. It is set by a schedule in each county. 2. A bail bond agent is contacted who arranges READ MORE

What To Do If You Are Stopped By The Police

All persons, whether they are citizens or not, have certain rights. 1. If you are stopped by the police or other law enforcement, stay calm. Do not be rude or overly friendly. Be polite and respectful. Do not argue with them or threaten to file a complaint against them. Stay aware of and in control READ MORE

What To Do If You Are Arrested

1. If you are told that you will be arrested, only give your name and 2. Do not resist arrest, even if you think you have not done anything wrong. If the police have decided to arrest you, then you will be arrested. Resisting arrest will risk you to have additional charged against you for READ MORE

What To Do When You Are Involved In A Car Accident:

1. You should never leave the scene of a car accident in which you are involved. Otherwise, you may be responsible for serious penalties, including being a hit-and-run driver. 2. In the moments after a car accident, you may feel various emotions such as shock, nervousness, confusion, fear or even anger. These emotions are normal. READ MORE