Beware of Bail Bond Scams

Scammers are ruthless individuals who don’t care whose money they’re stealing.  One of the worst is the Grandparents Scam.  It involves the unscrupulous scammer posing as the grandchild of the victim, telling an elaborate tale that usually ends with the grandchild in jail in need of bail money.  What grandparent wouldn’t want to help their…

The Difference Between Bail and Parole

The terms “bail” and “parole” are often confused with one another.  While they are similar, in that a defendant’s past criminal history and conduct are considered, they are completely separate processes that take place at different times of a criminal case. What is bail? After a person has been arrested for a crime and has…