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Need A Bondsman? What To Know To Be Smart

If someone close to you has just been picked up because there was a warrant out for their arrest, and it's imperative that they get out of jail right away, you have to talk with a bail bonds professional. A bail bondsman is a professional that you will pay a set amount of money to to get your friend out of jail, and they cover the rest of the bail. Usually you have to pay the bondsman around 10 percent of the bail; it could be more or less. Read More 

Ready for a Divorce? Honesty & Mediation May Be Ideal

If you just want to get divorced, consult a divorce attorney first. You want to meet with a lawyer first so you can go over what the two of you have, what your situation is financially, and what reason you will put on the divorce papers. Here are some of the things you can ask the lawyer about, so that you can get the divorce settled quickly and you can get on with your life. Read More 

A Learning Experience: Chapter 7 Financial Education

A fairly recent rewrite of the bankruptcy code seems to be an attempt to educate filers in financial matters. While some could say that these required classes are just "closing the barn door after the horse is gone", if you find yourself ready to file then you need to understand this requirement. Read on to get a heads-up on these two classes, one of which must be taken before you even file your chapter 7 paperwork. Read More 

Two Things You Can Use As Collateral When You Don’T Own Property

Sometimes bail companies requires applicants to provide collateral to secure the bond. While it's true that most prefer real property (e.g. home, car) that can be sold to pay any money the company loses should the defendant fail to show up to court, that's not the only thing a bondsman will accept. Here are two other things many bail companies will accepts as collateral for a bail bond. Saving and Investment Accounts Read More 

What To Expect After Being Pulled Over For Suspected DUI

Driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol is a serious problem in society, and law enforcement is cracking down on impaired drivers out on the road. Before getting behind the wheel after consuming alcohol or taking prescription or illegal drugs, it is important to know what to expect. Continue reading to learn more about what can happen if you are pulled over for suspected DUI: Arrest If you're pulled over for suspected DUI, the law enforcement officers will likely ask you to complete a variety of field sobriety tests, as well as submit to a breathalyzer test. Read More