Sometimes bad things happen to good people. Even when one person is in love with another person, jealousy, anger and fighting can rear its ugly head. When tempers are not or cannot be controlled, the best option is to just walk away. Give one another time to cool down and come back to have the conversation at a better time. This article will discuss bail bond options for domestic violence related charges in California. We are proud to offer 24 hour local bail bonds services to all jails and courts in California for domestic violence related cases. Fast, easy, confidential bail bond services with flexible payment options by phone and online 24/7. Contact us with free bail information and price quotes.
However, if you find that things get out of hand, and one thing leads to another, you could find yourself charged with domestic violence. Domestic violence is defined as “abuse committed against an adult or fully emancipated minor who is a spouse, former spouse, cohabitant, or person with whom the suspect has had a child or is having or has had a dating or engagement relationship.” (California Penal Code, Section 13700)
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Domestic Violence Can Land You In Jail
A charge of domestic violence will land you in jail, at least until you can post bail and answer the charges against you in court. For domestic violence charges in Orange County, CA, the accused person will be taken to the Central Jail Complex in Santa Ana to be processed and charged. Once the paper work has been filed and a mug shot, and finger prints taken, the defendant will be either pay cash bail or be taken to the one of the county jails located in Santa Ana, Irvine or Orange to wait for a hearing and trial.
Other Charges Related To Domestic Violence
While “domestic violence” is the charge most commonly referred to when an argument between intimate partners develops and the cops get involved, it is not the only charge closely related to domestic violence.
Other Charges Are:
- Corporal Injury of Spouse
- Corporal Injury of a Cohabitant
- Domestic Abuse
- Spousal Abuse
- Violation of Penal Code 273.5
Corporal Injury Of A Spouse Or Cohabitant
While corporal injury may put you in mind of school punishments like having your fingers rapped in school or a spanking in the principal’s office, this is not what is being referred to in the charge “Corporal Injury of a Spouse or Cohabitant.”
Corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant is defined by California law as “willfully inflicting a physical injury that causes a 'traumatic condition' on an intimate partner.” Let's define a few of these terms, to understand better what could be considered corporal injury.
Who Qualifies as an Intimate Partner?
- A spouse
- A Former Spouse
- A Cohabitant (someone you live with)
- A Former Cohabitant (someone you used to live with)
- A Boyfriend (including same-sex boyfriends)
- A Girlfriend (including same-sex girlfriends)
- A Fiancé'
- A Former Fiancé'
- The Parent of Your Child
In other words, anyone you have had a romantic or intimate relationship with, at any point, for any length of time, would be considered an intimate partner.
What is considered a “physical injury?”
- Any Injury That Leaves a Mark, Such As A Bruise Or Cut
California Penal Code, Section 13700
Domestic Violence is defined as “abuse committed against an adult or fully emancipated minor who is a spouse, former spouse, cohabitant, r person with whom the suspect has had a child or is having or has had a dating or engagement relationship.” (California Penal Code, Section 13700)
The definition of abuse can include:
- Physical Abuse
- Verbal Abuse
- Abusing Trust
- Sexual Abuse
- Emotional Abuse
- Psychological Abuse
- Economic control
- threats and intimidation
- Destruction of Property
Orange County Domestic Violence Assistance Programs
For those who are victims of domestic violence, or who feel that they are in danger of violence from a person with whom they live or are dating, help is available. There are several domestic violence assistance programs located in Orange County, to whom you can reach out for help.
- Home of Green Pastures (Korean Domestic Abuse Assistance) – (714) 532-2787
- Human Options Hotline – (949)854-3554
- Interval House Hotline – (714) 891-8121
- Laura's House Hotline – (949) 498-1511
- Women's Transitional Living Center Hotline – (714) 992 – 1931
- Safety on Shore – (714) 538-1878
The Orange County Sheriff's Department also offers domestic assistance information.
Victims of domestic abuse can request a restraining order against their abuser. The restraining order may require that the alleged abuser leave the household and prevent the abuser from visiting the victims place of residence or employment. In domestic violence situations, a judge may issue emergency custody of minor children until the facts can become known and a permanent custodial agreement can be reached.
Restraining Orders in Orange County For Domestic Violence
In Orange County, victims of domestic violence or those who feel threatened by a cohabitant or spouse can seek assistance and a temporary restraining order by contacting the Orange County Sheriff's Department at (714) 973-0123.
Note: This is a recorded line and NOT the outreach one should make if there is imminent danger or an emergency. If you feel you are in danger, call 911.
Victims may also reach the National Domestic Violence Hotline at (800)799-SAFE.
Domestic Violence Bail Bonds in Orange County California
Arguments are inevitable when two people spend much time together. If you argue with someone you are in a relationship with, it's extremely important that you stay calm. Don't let your temper get the better of you. If things go wrong, however, and you find yourself dealing with law enforcement over a domestic disturbance or domestic violence issue, we can help you negotiate the path between county jail and back home so that you can work on your marriage or relationship in a responsible way.
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Orange County Law Enforcement
Law enforcement in Orange County is provided by a combination of efforts from local police departments in the County's larger cities and the Orange County Sheriff's Department.
Orange County Sheriff's Department
The Sheriff-Coroner Department of Orange County is a large agency that is called upon to provide policing services to all the unincorporated areas of the county, as well as contracted to provide city policing services to a number of incorporated cities within the county.
Orange County Jails
Orange County processes more than 64,000 bookings each year and houses more than 6,000 inmates at any given time. The Orange County jail system is one of the largest in the nation. If you're not sure if someone you know is in an Orange County Jail, you can find out here.
Intake/Release Center (IRC)
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.
Central Jail Complex
550 N. Flower Street
Santa Ana, CA 92702
Other Orange County Jails
Central Men and Women's Jail
550 N. Flower Street
Santa Ana, CA 92702
James A. Musick Facility
13502 Musick Rd
Irvine, CA 92618
Theo Lacy Facility
501 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868
Inmate Account Payments
The Intake and Release Center is located in the Central Jail Complex. Cash and money orders for deposit into inmates account can be made at cashier services located in the lobby of the IRC 24 hours a day. Payments into inmates accounts can also be made at the Theo Lacey Facility during specific hours.
Government checks being deposited into an inmates account must be made out to the inmate and mailed directly to the inmate at the facility. Money orders, made payable to the Orange County Sheriff's Department, must have the inmate's name and booking number listed on the reference line. No personal checks are accepted. Deposits over $500 will not be accepted. Funds are deposited into an inmate's account and are available for use approximately 30 minutes after deposit.
Bail Payments in Orange County
Funds for 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 issues for a California bank with a California address. Personal Checks are only accepted for payments 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.
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Orange County Sheriff's Department Patrol Areas
The department is comprised of five organizational commands, 21 separate divisions, and 18 patrol regions. Each office works in tandem with the other sheriff's department offices throughout the county to provide policing and law enforcement services to all of Orange County. In some specific areas, however, the Sheriff's department provides city policing services, as well as county sheriff duties.
The city of Aliso Viejo became the 34th city in Orange County in July 2001. The city of Aliso Viejo was originally a planned community built on a portion of the land purchased in 1890 by the Moulton Family. The land was purchased by the Mission Viejo Company who drew up plans for a 20,000 unit master planned community. This community would go on to become of the first and most successful planned communities in California in providing ideal work/play balance for its residence.
The City of Aliso Viejo contracts with the Orange County Sheriff's Department to provide all required law enforcement needs. A member of the sheriff's department serves as the Chief of Police for the city, overseeing a staff of more than thirty-three officers, investigators and patrolmen. The City of Aliso Chief of Police is also responsible for continuing the community safety programs in the community, including an active Neighborhood Watch, Business Watch, Emergency Preparedness, community events, child safety and home liaison services, among others.
Orange County Sheriff's Department
Chief of Police Services
City of Aliso Viejo
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
“Harboring the Good Life” is the motto of Dana Point, a gorgeous coastal community that is home to approximately 34,000 full time residents. On any given day, however, the population of the City of Dana Point may swell to well over a 100,000 as people flock to enjoy the sunny beaches five-star resorts, county parks, state-controlled beaches and the beautiful harbor.
The Orange County sheriff's department provides policing services to the City of Dana Point, with a member of the Sheriff's Department serving as the chief of police Services, overseeing a staff of more than 37 officers. Deputies respond to more than 17,000 calls for law enforcement services each year in addition to implementing programs and services in the community that have been recognized throughout the state.
Chief of Police Services
City of Dana Point
33282 Golden Lantern #140
Dana Point, CA 92626
Orange County geography includes more than 48 miles of coastline and three harbors located at Newport Beach, Sunset-Huntington and Dana Point. The division of the Orange County Sheriff's Department that oversees the law enforcement, search and rescue services and firefighting is also called the Harbor Patrol and Marine Operations Bureau, or Harbor Patrol, which is a part of the Homeland Security Division.
Deputies who serve in the Harbor Patrol and Marine Operations Bureau operate on high alert to the possibility of terrorist activities, working closely with local and federal government agencies to provide for the safety of the residents of their patrol areas.
The headquarters for the Harbor Patrol and marine Operations Bureau is located in Newport Beach. Contact the Harbor Patrol for emergency or non-emergency harbor related issues by calling (949) 723-1002.
Harbor Patrol Headquarters
1901 Bayside Drive
Corona Del marc, CA 92625
Located between Los Angeles and San Diego, the City of Laguna Hills is home to approximately 31,000 people. Once an area primarily dominated by rand land and cattle, Laguna Hills became a city in 1991. Laguna Hills contracts with the Orange County Sheriff's Department for police services.
Laguna Hills Police Services
24035 El Toro Rd
Laguna Hills, Ca 92653
Laguna Niguel is a planned community that houses more than 62,000 residents who primarily work Northern and Central Orange County. Once a part of the Rancho Niguel Mexican Land Grant, the land was acquired by the Laguna Niguel Corporation in 1959 for the purpose of building one of California's first master planned communities.
Policing services for the City of Laguna Niguel is provided by contract through the Orange County Sheriff's Department.
Laguna Niguel Police Services
30111 Crown Valley Pkwy
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Laguna Woods is located in the Saddleback Valley region of South Orange County and boasts the lowest crime rate in the county. Home to more than 20,000 residents, the City of Laguna Woods is home to the large retirement community of Laguna Woods Village. Policing services for Laguna Woods is provided under contract through the Orange County Sheriff's Department.
Laguna Woods Police Department
24035 El Toro Road
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Located in the breathtaking Saddleback Mountains, the City of Lake Forest is made up of the formerly unincorporated communities of El Toro, Foothill Ranch and Portola Hills. The city boasts more than 3,200 acres of dedicated green space, with seventeen parks for residents and visitors to enjoy.
Policing services for Lake Forest are provided by the Sheriff's Department of Orange County. The department houses more than 60 officers and patrolmen who help to maintain the city's low crime rate. Lake Forest was recognized as the 7th safest city in the US (within its population range) in 2010.
Lake Forest Police Services
25550 Commerce Centre Drive
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Mission Viejo was once the home of “Don Juan,” the Englishman turned Mexican citizen, John Forster. With a population just over 93,000, Mission Viejo is the largest city in Orange County to contract policing services through the Orange County Sheriff's Department. The City of Viejo has been awarded top ten safest city recognition by a number of organizations since the city's inception in the 1970s. One of the largest master planned communities in the country, Mission Viejo was envisioned and developed by Donald Bren, an urban planner who also developed other master planned communities in California, Colorado and Arizona.
Policing services for the City of Mission Viejo are provided by contract through the Orange County Sheriff's Department.
Mission Viejo Policing Services
200 Civic Center
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
The North Operations patrol area of the Orange County Sheriff's Department is based at the Sheriff's Headquarters in Santa Ana and is responsible for law enforcement throughout the unincorporated regions in north Orange County.
Orange County Sheriff's Department Headquarters
550 N Flower Street
Santa Ana, CA 92703
Rancho Santa Margarita
The City of Rancho Santa Margarita is a master planned community and is one of the youngest cities in Orange County. Designed to incorporate large amounts of green space and community access areas, the city boasts more than 1,700 acres of dedicated open space that includes a 13-acre lake. More than half of Rancho Santa Margarita is open space and recreational facilities open to the nearly 50,000 residents of the city.
Policing services for the City of Rancho Santa Margarita are provided through the Orange County Sheriff's Department.
Rancho Santa Margarita Police
21121 El Paseo
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
The southern-most city in Orange County, San Clemente is often referred to as the “Spanish Village by the Sea.” Home to more than 64,000 residents, the city is proud of its Spanish heritage, which is displayed in the area's architecture and culture. The city boasts the “World's Best Climate” with more than 300 days of sunshine and an average temperature of 73 degrees.
Policing services for the City of San Clemente has been provided under contract through the Orange County Sheriff's Department since 1993.
San Clemente Police Department
100 Avenida Presidio
San Clemente, CA 92672
San Juan Capistrano
The City of San Juan Capistrano is known for the annual return of the swallows in March each year and is recognized as one of the oldest communities in Orange County. The 36,000 residents of San Juan Capistrano are proud of the quality of life they foster within their community. The city boasts 43 miles of hiking, mountain and equestrian trails, 20 miles of paved biking pathways, 52 acres of developed parks and more than 3000 acres of dedicated open space.
Orange County Sheriff's Department has been providing contracted policing services to San Juan Capistrano since 1961.
San Juan Capistrano Police Department
32506 Paseo Adelanto
Dan Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
The Southeast Operations Division of the Orange County Sheriff's Department provides law enforcement services to the cities of Lake Forest, Mission Viejo and Rancho Santa Margarita as well as to the unincorporated communities of Coto De Caza, Ladera Ranch, Las Flores, Wagon Wheel, Trabuco Canyon and Rancho Mission Viejo. The Southeast Operations Division covers a geographic area that includes more than 280,000 residents.
Southeast Operations Division
Lake Forest CA 92630
The Southwest Operations Division of Orange County Sheriff's Department is responsible for the law enforcement operations in the cities of Aliso Viejo, Dana Point, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, San Clemente, and San Juan Capistrano, as well as the unincorporated areas surrounding those cities.
Southwest Operations Division
Orange County Sheriff’s Department
Aliso Viejo Station
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Home of the Adventure City Amusement Park, the City of Stanton is located next to Cypress, Garden Grove and Anaheim in Orange County. With more than 39,000 residents, the City of Stanton has relied on policing services from the Orange County Sheriff's Department since 1988.
Stanton Police Department
Orange County Sheriff Department
11100 Cedar St
Stanton, CA 90680
Once known as Mountain View, the City of Villa Park is located in central Orange County. The county's smallest city, Villa park is home to just over 6,000 residents. Zoned almost entirely for residential housing, the city has only one shopping center, which includes a library branch, the city hall and a community room. The city was incorporated in 1962 and the Orange County Sheriff's Department has been providing policing services to the area since before its incorporation.
Villa Park Police Department
1107 N Batavia Street
Orange, CA 92867
Once the home of many lemon and orange groves, Yorba Linda didn't become an incorporated city until 1967 after declining to become a part of larger neighboring cities Brea, Anaheim and Placentia.
Yorba Linda is known as the birthplace of Richard Nixon and houses a public library and museum in his name. In 2005, Yorba CNN ranked Yorba Linda as one of the best places to live in the U.S and in 2012, Money Magazine listed Yorba Linda as the 42nd best small city.
Policing services for Yorba Linda are provided by contract through the Orange County Sheriff's Department.
Yorba Linda Police Department
20994 Yorba Linda Blvd
Yorba Linda, CA 92887
Bail Bonds In Orange County California
If you have dealings with the police in Orange County, CA, remember to stay calm. Especially in domestic violence situations, tempers can be high and police officers involved are more likely to take measures to ensure that things don't get out of hand. The more you are able to stay calm and speak reasonably to officers, the more likely that you won't end up in jail with a domestic violence charge.
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