Criminal Law Questions? Ask a Criminal Lawyer.
Hello JA Customer,
I am an expert here at Just Answer and I would be happy to answer your question.
I would agree with the Bounty Hunter that it is quite possible that Michigan has issued a VOP warrant for your arrest which still remains outstanding. This means that if you are passing through Michigan, the authorities (customs, or any state or local police agency) could run a warrants check, and consequently arrest you.
The best course of action would be to contact a criminal defense attorney in Michigan and see if they can file a Motion to Surrender/Recall Warrant. I understand that your funds are limited at this time but this is a fairly simple motion and would require a relatively short hearing. As such, you may find an attorney to handle this for a flat fee of $1,000 to $1,500. Based on your situation, it would probably be a good idea to request a loan from a friend or family member to get this handled quickly. Many attorneys will also accept a down payment toward the total fee and monthly payments thereafter.
I hope this helps, best of luck!
If I have answered your question, please click accept so that I can earn credit for my answer.
Legal Disclaimer: The answer provided herein is for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice. The information, research and opinions set forth above are limited to the facts presented in the question and no guarantee is made regarding the adequacy or accuracy of the answer. The answer provided does not infer or imply the establishment or acceptance of any attorney-client relationship. No claim is made that I am licensed to practice law in the state or jurisdiction where this information is being provided and you should always seek legal counsel admitted to practice in your local jurisdiction for representation and advice on any legal matter.
DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.
The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).