A bench warrant would be issued for your arrest. These warrants never expire and are only good within the geographical borders of the state.
Thus, if you left and never went back to Colorado, nothing would come of it. However, if you ever went back and got pulled over for any reason, you'd be arrested.
The best thing to do is complete your probation and go home.
First of all, I would urge you to just wait out your probation and then go back to California.
If a bench warrant is issued for your failure to appear for probation appointments, it is only good within the geographical borders of the state.
There are other types of warrants out there for felons - but I'm assuming this was a misdemeanor crime. Thus, it is not likely that other law enforcement from other states will have an enforceable warrant against you. If your assault was a felony, then you could have a warrant that crosses state lines.
this charge is a misdemeanor. i know this for sure. i have the paperwork in front of me as week speak. i am not currently planning to leave, just in despiration for a solution. the arrest was on july 30th of this year. i don't have a license to practice in this state. i am now to the point of asking my spouse for money for food and gas. i have missed my first house payment ever. this situation has devasted me. i am looking for waitress jobs just for gas money to look for jobs. i am not planning on leaving, just looking for information in the event of a crisis. any advise on california? i am a legal resident of california, and my license to practice is in california.
My suggestion is to speak with your probation officer about transferring your probation to an officer in California and have them monitor you for the remaining term so you can get back to your life.
This is possible, although it does not happen very often - mainly because people usually get in legal trouble in the state of their residence.
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