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When someone has a no bail bench warrant possible probation

When someone has a no bail bench warrant for a possible probation violation hearing that was missed and is going to voluntarily walk into court to recall the warrant, can the court arrest you as soon as you check in with the clerk or bailiff or will they listen to your reason for missing the probation meeting? The meeting was missed due to admission to hospital and will bring these documents to court. State is California.

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Have an arraignment tomorrow while license was suspended. I

Have an arraignment tomorrow for driving while license was suspended. I missed my first arraignment about two years. I paid the bond on June 3rd of this year and it was rescheduled for July 6th. I am going to plead not guilt. The question is will I have to post bond or bail again after pleading not guilt. Thanks in advance

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Had nothing to do with attorney me not getting my hearing.

Had nothing to do with attorney me not getting my hearing. Everything to do with judge. I asked lawyer the day before court why didn't he just "argue an illegal warrant" He told me that, "the judge isn't going to overrule herself" and I'm looking at him thinking, why the hell didn't he change venue to a different court and WHY is he telling me this a day before court instead of four months ago!!!

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I have a friend in South Woods State Prison Bridgeton NJ,

I have a friend in South Woods State Prison Bridgeton NJ, who should be released July 6, 2016. PA has issued a Bench Warrant for DUI. How long does NJ have to hold him after his release date waiting for PA to pick him up?JA: Our average wait time is under 20 minutes. Sometimes it takes just a minute. More complicated questions that need more research might take an hour or two. I'd be happy to chat with you while you wait. The stories I've heard working here...Customer: The lawyer his family had been talking to originally told them he could get him out of extradition, but now it looks like the judge is demanding he be transferred to PA.JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when was the warrant issued?Customer: He is in NJ prison and lives in NJJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: PA wants to charge him for DUI even though he was parked, but the keys were in the ignitionJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: His family is talking to a PA lawyer, who originally said he could get him out of being extradited. Now he says he can'tJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Criminal Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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My son was released from prison in 7/15 & has been in rehab

My son was released from prison in 7/15 & has been in rehab immediately following his release. We we advised last week that there is a warrant from a failure to appear on a misdemeanor shoplifting charge. We had filed a motion asking the judge to quash the warrant and requested a new court date. The judge denied both requests. I have to take my son out of rehab and drive 90 miles each way so he San be arrested by the Gilbert, AZ. PD to get a new court date. I don't have the 1000 they require for his bond.When my son was in AZ DOC shouldn't his public defender have checked for any pending charges prior to his release? He could have served any additional time then. If this is the case what repercussions do we have regarding failure in duty of care.

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I just recently learned that my license to drive in N.H. is

I just recently learned that my license to drive in N.H. is" Suspended, Revoked or Cancelled " the DMV told me here in Fl. I believe this was from a driving without a license and suspicion of DUI from 26 years ago( don't think I did a breathe test back in 1990 ? ), I don't ever remember getting anything in the mail about court etc. ?? I then moved to Florida shortly after, got Florida drivers license, have since had FBI background checks for work done, been pulled over for speeding tickets etc, no oficer ever mentioned anything about a bench warrant for failure to appear or anything regarding this old traffic stop/arrest.Now the Florida DMV is telling me I have to contact the N.H. DMV about this , and now I am worried about my Florida license. What is the likely hood of N.H. pursuing this criminally after 26 years ? Also If there is a bench warrant , is it possible this would be entirely dismissed and why has it not shown up for 26 years ? The lady at the DMV told me she knew nothing other than my license in N.H. showed as Suspended, Cancelled, Revoked . Is this a money thing , or will they pursue a 26 year old FTA DUI case. Never had another suspicion of DUI in my life since. Also why would they say to just contact the N.H. DMV regarding this and ,not the court in Salem N.H. ??? Also I did have my New Hampshire license plate taken off my vehicle that was sitting parked at the beach after I moved to florida about a year later ( he randomly ran the plate ), the officer said the plate was showing as belonging to a jeep I previously owned, I had in fact transferred the plate legally, but he took it anyway saying it was not the plate for that vehicle, he never mentioned anything about any missed court date for dui etc etc, he had to have run my name in N.H. before taking my license plate , but nothing was said at all, just the issue he thought with the plate itself... If I had a warrant out for DUI FTA then, would it not have shown up back in 1990 when a florida officer specifically ran my N.H. license plate ?/What to do ? Thank You

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I have one DUI conviction and 2 outstanding DUI charges in

I have one DUI conviction and 2 outstanding DUI charges in N. Carolina going back to2011.I now reside in UK but wish to return to USA. I realize there will be bench warrants out for me in N.C., but can I move to another state , get a drivers license and get on with my life?If so which are the most favorable states (preferably close to N.C. where my family lives) to facilitate this process?

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Someone who is now living in Texas has a bench warrant from

Someone who is now living in Texas has a bench warrant from Maryland. The person cannot afford to travel back to Maryland. What are the alternatives to satisfying this warrant?

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I was ordered mandatory labor not community service apparently

hi i was ordered mandatory labor not community service apparently the lady in charge said she had faxed a copy to the "president" of the organization so i didn't think anything of it my public defender says that there is no such thing and that i was responsible to take my signed original form to the court ... what gives why would she lie to me ?

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