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Life in the beautiful City of Mission Viejo is about as nearly perfect as you can imagine. Gorgeous weather and beautiful scenery would lead you to believe that nothing bad could ever happen here. But, like anywhere in the world, Mission Viejo has its share of problems. And, when problems arise, sometimes people end up in jail.

Mr. Nice Guy and his team of professional, friendly agents know that sometimes bad things happen to good people. When you call on Mr. Nice Guy for bail bonds in Mission Viejo, you won't face judgment or criticism. You'll discover a simple and sincere desire to help you out of a bad situation as fast as possible.

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Life in Mission Viejo

Situated in the Saddleback Valley of Southern California, Mission Viejo presents an almost picture-perfect vision of what life in Southern California is all about. Developed from land that was once a part of the Rancho Mission Viejo land grant, owned by the famed “Don Juan,” Mission Viejo is the largest, master-planned community in the nation. Only Highlands Ranch, Colorado comes close to it in size (among master-planned communities). The city is primarily residential, though a few office buildings and businesses are located within the city limits.

The winding streets of Mission Viejo are peaceful and quiet and have been recognized for their high number of trees by the Nation Arbor Day Foundation. The city has also drawn the attention of the FBI, earning the “Safest City in California” rating every year since 2006, and one of the top ten safest cities in the nation for those years, as well. (Ratings are based on population, and Mission Viejo was rated the safest city among cities under 100,000.)

History of Mission Viejo

In the mid-1840s, John Forster, an Englishman turned Mexican citizen, was given several large land grants in California, including Rancho Mision Viejo. Though he was born in Liverpool, England, John Forster immigrated to Mexico in 1830, moved to California in 1833, and became a Mexican citizen in 1836. Although he was a Mexican citizen, Forster was instrumental in helping the U.S. Military forces in retaking Los Angeles during the Mexican-American war.

As the rest of Southern California was developed during the mid-1900s, the Mission Viejo area was largely dismissed as being“undevelopable.” Its hilly contours had made urbanization difficult until an urban planner named Donald Bren saw the possibilities. He envisioned roads that ran through the valleys, with homes on the hillsides. Bren developed a master plan for the area and by 1980, much of the what is now Mission Viejo had been completed. In fact, the area became so much in demand during the 1970s and 1980s, that building sites were often selling out before construction could even begin on the homes.

The City of Mission Viejo is almost uniformly designed in Spanish mission style, with an emphasis on adobe-style walls and barrel-tile roofs. While Donald Bren also created developments in Irvine and Newport Beach, Mission Viejo is often cited as the first and greatest evidence of his obsession with Spanish Architecture.

Mission Viejo Golf

For golf-lovers, Mission Viejo has several great options to choose from. From public courses to private country clubs, these challenging greens will have you sharpening your golf skills in no time.

Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club

The Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club is a public access golf course, featuring a championship-length course designed by PGA professional Tom Lehman and golf architect Casey O'Callaghan. The Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club is located just off of Avery Parkway. The 240-acre club provides a challenging course for golfers of all skill levels, as the course incorporates Trabuco Creek as a lateral hazard on seven different holes.

Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club
26772 Avery Pkwy
Mission Viejo, CA  92692
(949) 305-5100

Casta del Sol Golf Course

Located just below Lake Mission Viejo, the Casta del Sol Golf Course is a public course offering a 3,760-yard course with streams running between nearly every hole. A cozy clubhouse bar offers a relaxing place to unwind after a game, or hold a business meeting. And, a number of men's and women's golf groups offer plenty of opportunities to connect with other golfers in Mission Viejo and all of Orange County. 

Casta del Sol Golf Course
27601 Casta Del Sol
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
(949) 470-4996 

Mission Viejo Country Club

The Mission Viejo Country Club offers a members-only golfing experience that they're sure you're going to love. From the breathtaking views to the championship golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, the Country Club promises recreational diversions to suit every member of the family. Membership is by invitation only, at this exclusive country club, though they welcome all inquiries.

Mission Viejo Country Club
26200 Country Club Dr
Mission Viejo, CA  92691
(949) 582-1550

Law Enforcement in Mission Viejo

In Mission Viejo, the policing services are contracted through the Orange County Sheriff's Department. The Orange County Sheriff's Department, acting as the Mission Viejo Police, provide patrol services, criminal investigations, traffic policing, and School Resource Officers to the community.

According to their website, the City of Mission Viejo has been consistently ranked as the safest city in California and one of the top ten safest cities nationwide (for their population) by the FBI. This is due, in large part, to the hard work and dedication of the officers of the City of Mission Viejo Police Force.

Mission Viejo Police Department
200 Civic Center
Mission Viejo, CA  92691
(949) 770-6011 – 24-hour Non-emergency Dispatch
(949) 470-8433 – General Information - 8AM to 5PM 

Orange County Sheriff's Department in Mission Viejo

With just under 100,000 residents, Mission Viejo is the largest city contracted to the Orange County Sheriff's Department for policing services. Crime statistics for Mission Viejo are very low. There were no homicides in the City of Mission Viejo in 2016 and only one homicide in the entire city in 2015. Rape and other violent crimes are very rare in the city, as well. The Orange County Sheriff's Department has been providing contracted policing services to  MissionViejo since 1988 and is proud of the part they've played in making Mission Viejo one of the safest communities to live in the United States.

Mission Viejo City Jail

Most people arrested in Mission Viejo will be taken to the Intake Center in Santa Ana. The Intake and Release Center, or IRC, is responsible for processing arrestees, from their booking to their release. The IRC is also responsible for the Transportation Division of the Orange County Jail system, responsible for transporting inmates to other facilities, court dates, work sites, hospitals and more.

Intake/Release Center
Central Jail Complex
550 N. Flower Street
Santa Ana, CA  92702
(714) 647-6085

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Orange County Jails Near Mission Viejo

Once a person is booked and all charges filed, they will be transported to one of the following Orange County jails. If at all possible, a person should try to bail out of jail before being transferred to one of the large county jails, as the process takes much longer once a person has been moved.

Central Men and Women's Jail
550 N. Flower Street
Santa Ana, CA  92702
(714) 647-6085 

James A. Musick Facility
13502 Musick Rd
Irvine, CA  92618

Theo Lacy Facility
501 The City Drive South
Orange, CA  92868

If you or someone you love finds yourself behind bars in Mission Viejo, you'll need to call Mr. Nice Guy Bail Bonds right away. Once you've finished the booking process and been transported to one of the large, county facilities, it can take up to six hours to complete the bail process. If you call right away, however, and get things started while the booking process is going on, Mr. Nice Guy can sometimes get you out of jail before you're even in an actual cell.

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What is Bail?

Most people do not want to sit in jail while the lawyers and judges work things out. They have work and families that need their attention. So the court set up the bail process, as a way of ensuring that if someone got out of jail, they would still show up for hearings and trial.

Bail money is deposited with the court and then returned to the defendant once the charges have been resolved. If someone else pays the bail on the defendant's behalf, the bail is returned to the person who paid it to the court. Property can also be used to pay for bail. But, if a property is used, the value of the property must be twice the amount of the bail being asked.

Who Sets Bail in Mission Viejo?

The Superior Court of California in Orange County sets and publishes the bail schedule for Mission Viejo, updating it each year. The bail and penalty schedule for infractions involving traffic, boating, fish and game, public utilities, parks and recreation, and business licenses can be found here. The bail schedule for felonies and misdemeanors can be found here.

How Much is Bail in Mission Viejo?

The amount of bail is different for each charge and is set forth in the Orange County Bail Schedule. The bail schedule is available at every jail location or you can access it here.

Once you've been charged with a crime, the bail schedule for each crime should be posted at the jail where you are processed. Many times a person is charged with more than one crime. Each charge will incur its own bail amount. In order to get out of jail, you will have to pay the entire amount of the combined bail, for all of the crimes with which you have been charged. The amount varies, depending on the seriousness of the charges.

Misdemeanor Bail in Mission Viejo

Misdemeanor Charges                                     PC Violation                                Bail Amount

Violation of Probation                                        PC 1203.2                                   $5,000

Carrying a Concealed Firearm                          PC 12025(b)(7)                            $5,000

Exhibiting a Firearm                                          PC 417(a)(2)                                $10,000

Indecent Exposure                                            PC 314                                        $5,000

Possession of Underage Obscenity                   PC 311.11(a)                                $10,000

Failure to Register as a Sex Offender                PC 290                                        $10,000

Violation of a Protective Order                           PC 273.65                                   $10.000

Interfering with Emergency Personel                 PC 148.2                                     $5,000

Assault Against a Peace Officer                        PC 241                                        $10,000

DUI Alcohol or Drugs                                        PC 23152(a)                                $5,000

Felony Bail in Mission Viejo

Felony Charges                                                Violation                                      Bail Amount

Using a Minor to Commit Drug Offense             HS 11380.1(a)(1)                         $20,000

Commission of Drug Offense Involving PCP      HS 11370.4(a)(2)                         $30,000

Commission of Drug Offense Near School        HS11353.6(b)                              $40,000

Drug Offense Involving a Minor 4 Yrs. Ynger    HS11353.6(c)                                $40,000

Inducing a Minor to Commit a Drug Offense    HS 11343.2(a)(1)                           $10.000

Hate Crime                                                       PC 422.75(a)                               $20,000        

Carrying Firearm During Com. of Crime            PC 12021.5(b)                      $20,000 – 30,000

Theft over $100,000                                          PC 1203.045                      $50,000

Discharging a Firearm in the Comm. of Felony PC 12022.53(c)                  $200,000

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In order to determine the total amount of bail needed, you must first find the most serious charge, then add all other charges and enhancements to the charge. All of these amounts added together represent the amount of money that you will need to bail yourself, or someone else, out of jail.

If you're having trouble figuring out how much it will cost to bail out of jail, Mr. Nice Guy Bail Bonds is happy to help. One call to Mr. Nice Guy can set your mind at ease. Mr. Nice Guy's team of professional bail bondsmen know the ins and outs of the bail situation and they can figure out how much money you'll need and where it needs to go to get you or a loved one out of jail fast.

How do I Post Bail?

Cash bail payments may be made at the IRC cashiering office located at the Central Jail Complex. The payments may be made in cash, cashier's checks, personal checks, money orders or traveler's check.

Cashier's Checks For Paying Bail

Cashier checks will have to be verified with the issuing financial institution and individuals paying with a cashier's check should bring along contact information for the bank employee who issued the cashier's check. The cashier check should be made for the exact amount of the payment and payable to the Orange County Sheriff's Department.

Personal Checks For Paying Bail

Personal checks are accepted for paying bail when the preprinted name and address on the check match a valid California ID. Checks must be issued for a California bank with a California address. Personal Checks are only accepted for payments of up to $7,500.

Traveler's Checks For Paying Bail

Traveler's checks will only be accepted at the IRC cashiering office if they are signed in front of a cashier, are for the exact amount of the payment, are made payable to the Orange County Sheriff's Department, and are drawn on an acceptable financial institution. Have valid ID when presenting a traveler's check for a bail payment.

Bail Payment Verification in Orange County

All bail requirements should be verified before payment is made. You can verify the name, booking number and bail amount owed by calling Inmate Records at (714) 647-4666. Sometimes only cash or check bail may be accepted for a specific inmate. Inmate Records can advise you as to the acceptable forms of payment available for your inmate.

Company or business checks are not an acceptable form of bail payment and only cash will be accepted for bail issued by courts outside of Orange County.

What if I Can't Afford Bail?

Arrests don't often happen in a vacuum. Often, the presence of legal trouble in a person's life means that there are other stressful situations going on, as well. Often these stressful situations have to do with financial difficulties and shortages of funds. This can mean that coming up with the amount necessary for paying bail is difficult, if not impossible.

That's where a bail bondsman comes in.

A bail bond agency, like Mr. Nice Guy Bail Bonds, works with a surety company to file a bond with the court in order to get you out of jail for a lot less money than the total amount of your bail.

What are Bail Bonds?

Many times the amount of money required for bail is more than someone can conveniently come up with. If you don't have friends or relatives from whom you can borrow the money for bail,  you may need to enlist the help of a bail bondsman like Mr. Nice Guy Bail Bonds. Mr. Nice Guy and his team of licensed, professional bail bondsmen can help you negotiate the bail process and get out of jail fast.

A ail bondsman will pay the bail on your behalf, and you pay the bondsman a fee, usually 10% of the total cost of bail. When the case is resolved, the court will return the money to the person who paid it, in this case the bail bondsmen. He keeps the fee as payment for helping to secure bail more quickly and for assistance to the court in tracking and ensuring the compliance of defendants who are out on bail.

Who Can Pay For My Bail?

If the court believes that the money being used to pay your bail came from illegal activity, they can hold you in jail until they can have a hearing about the money being used to post bail. The court gives a person the opportunity to post bail if they believe the person is likely to show up for hearings and trial because of the money they paid for bail. If the money being used for bail was gotten by illegal means, then the court has good reason to believe that there is enough additional money that the bail won't ensure cooperation with the legal system in the future.

Penal Code 1275 Holds on Bail

Penal Code Section 1275.1 states that if there is probable cause to suspect that the money or property being used to post bail may come from criminal activity, bail will not be accepted. This is called a 1275 Hold.

Any person who plays a part in the arresting or prosecution process can place the PC 1275 Hold on the bail. This means that they believe the money being used to bail a person out of jail comes from illegal activity. The money may be believed to come from drug dealing, gang-related activities, embezzlement, theft, or extortion. Any of these activities would make the money that came from them ineligible for paying bail.

Bail is offered as a way to ensure that an individual shows up for all of the court proceedings surrounding his or her charges. The court assumes that illegal funds being used to pay for bail means that they won't care enough about the money to continue to appear for court proceedings, should the court allow them to be free on bail.

PC 1275 Hearings

If a1275 Hold has been placed on someone's bail, a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the money that will be used to pay the bail is, in fact, from illegal sources. In order to prove that the money is “clean,” a person will need to bring bank and credit card statements, bill payment statements, car payment information, tax returns, and proof of income to their PC 1275 Hearing.

It is advisable to have an attorney and a bail bondsman with you when you appear for your 1275 Hearing. You can also bring anyone with you who can testify as to the source of your income and help give clarity to your financial situation.

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Removing a PC 1275 Hold

Once the judge has determined that the money being used to post your bail or bond has not been obtained through illegal sources, he or she will lift the 1275 Hold and you or your loved one will be able to post bail.

Call Mr. Nice Guy Bail Bonds for help in clearing up matters regarding a 1275 hold. Mr. Nice Guy and his team of licensed bail bondsmen are standing by, to help you post bail and get back to your home and family, as soon as possible.

Bail Bond Service in Mission Viejo

Mr. Nice Guy's licensed bail agents can process bail bonds for arrests throughout Southern California. Mr. Nice Guy Bail Bonds Inc. offers bail premiums as low as 7%* (the lowest bail bond rate allowed in California). No other bail bondsman can offer lower rates. Call now, or start the bail bonds process online.

Some bail bond companies require an annual premium on the anniversary of charges, but Mr. Nice Guy never does that. Once you've secured a bond through Mr. Nice Guy Bail Bonds, there are no additional fees or recurring charges. Mr. Nice Guy will even work with you on establishing a payment plan for a bail bond, to help get yourself or a loved one out of jail when you're on a budget. It just doesn't get much nicer than that!

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