How to Find Out Who Bailed Someone Out of Jail

How to Find Out Who Bailed Someone Out of Jail

There are many reasons that you may want to find out if someone who’s been arrested has been released from jail under bail. In some cases, you’ll want to find out who bailed someone out of jail. To do that, you’ll need some specific information about the defendant,...
What Prisoner Rights Do Inmates Have?

What Prisoner Rights Do Inmates Have?

Incarcerated persons still have rights, even if they do not have all of the rights that we are so used to having in our daily lives. Depending on the charges, what stage of the criminal process their case is in, and where they are being incarcerated, there are many...
What if the Police Write the Wrong Name on a Ticket?

What if the Police Write the Wrong Name on a Ticket?

For many people, the anxiety that comes with getting a ticket is real. No one wants to have to take care of a citation in their name. However, for some people, especially those whose names are misspelled on a near-daily basis, a question concerning traffic tickets may...
How do Miranda Rights Work

How do Miranda Rights Work

How do Miranda Rights work? It’s common to feel pretty helpless when you get arrested, but you do have legal protections. Here’s how knowing your Miranda rights can help your defense.    Miranda Warning Law enforcement must warn you of your rights as a criminal...
What if there is a Mistake on My Police Report

What if there is a Mistake on My Police Report

What if there is a mistake on my police report? You want to know the answer because you’ve spotted an error while going over the information with your attorney. Here’s what to do about a law enforcement mistake that could mean the difference between your acquittal and...
Can the Police Force You to Unlock Your Phone

Can the Police Force You to Unlock Your Phone

Can the police force you to unlock your phone? It seems like everyone wants the answer to this question as nobody wants to share the contents of their smartphone with a stranger, let alone the police. Here’s what you need to know about law enforcement and cell phone...
Can the Police Search Your Car Trunk?

Can the Police Search Your Car Trunk?

You just got pulled over for running a stop sign, and you can’t remember what’s in the trunk. Can the police search your car trunk during a routine traffic stop? Keep reading for the low-down on when the police can search your car. You probably know that...