Stay Web Smart This National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Did you know October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month? This is the perfect opportunity to learn more about cyber security and how you can protect your information from cyber-attacks, intrusions, and other attacks online that can compromise your data. Create stronger passwords. Do a check-up on your passwords and make sure you’re not using sensitive information such as birthday or loved ones’ names as your password. It is best to use a mixture of both lower and upper case lettering with numbers as most cyber-attacks use password generators to try and “brute force” their way into someone’s information. Keep up to date with software. Remember to always update

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Arraignment Hearing: First Stage in the Court Process

Your first appearance in the court is called an arraignment. Hiring a bail bondsman may not be enough to fully protect yourself in court, so you will want to be prepared for what will occur during your arraignment. There have been many instances in which arraignments are unpredictable. Here are a few things to expect during this process: The judge will formally tell you what the specific charges are against you. Knowing what you are accused of is protected by the Sixth Amendment of the Constitution. The court will also advise you of all of your Constitutional rights. You may enter a plea, either guilty, not guilty, or no

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Public Intoxication: 6 Ideas to Avoid Arrest

In California, you can be charged for a misdemeanor offense if you are found guilty of being drunk in public. This offense is usually referred to as public intoxication and covers a number of disorderly conducts. If you drink, here are 6 ideas that will help you avoid arrest for public intoxication: Drink at home or private property If you drink at home or private property, you cannot get arrested for public intoxication. If you want to drink more than usual, you will be safer enjoying your drinks at home or at a friend’s place. Have a designated driver Driving when drunk can make you obstruct other road users

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4 Key Aspects to Determine a Bail Bonds Company

Having a trustworthy relationship with your bail bonds company can be the difference between obtaining appropriate legal coverage and being in the position to repay a cost for bail. While there are many companies listed in articles that advertise as being legitimate, this is not always the scenario. Always be sure to appropriately research these companies, especially when considering the effect that their business may have on your well-being, or that of someone that you love. A little research – Refer to a company search with the Better Business Bureau. Not only will you be able to identify a company rating by way of individuals who have directly utilized

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Cyber Crime: Posing a Threat to Youth

Parents generally don’t hover around their children to see what they are getting into these days, but with the proliferation of Internet-enabled devices and Internet access, including schools, parents should consider being more interested in what their kids are doing online. You may not think your child could be guilty of cyber crime, or any crime, for that matter, but cyber-crime is one in particular in which the lines are gray and hazy. There can often be no black and white definition of what constitutes cyber-crime and kids can easily get pulled into a world where they are in over their heads if they aren’t careful. Something as seemingly

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Involved in a Pedestrian Accident? What to Do

The National Safety Council estimates that nearly 5,900 pedestrians are killed each year in the United States because of motor vehicle accidents. While that number might seem high, pedestrian accidents are a serious and unnecessary problem. Unfortunately, if you’ve been in a pedestrian accident, it is something you’ll have to deal with sooner rather than later, especially if you were the driver of the car. While an experienced bail bondsman can help get you out of hot water initially, you’ll need to understand more about how pedestrian accident cases work than your bail bondsman will tell you. Use this brief guide to help get a handle on what’s going

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Drug Possession in California: Can We Fight and Win?

Drug possession charges are often very serious for offenders, and even more so for repeat offenders. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t fight a charge before you go to court or when your court date finally shows up. While you may not escape unscathed if you were found with drugs in your possession, there are some benefits to fighting a case. In cases with mitigating circumstances, you may even be able to fight and win the case – if you do your homework and prepare the right way. Use this guide to educate yourself on how to fight a drug possession charge in the state of California after

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