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I have a Ben h warrant from a traffic ticket I forgot about.

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I have a Ben h...
I have a Ben h warrant from a traffic ticket I forgot about . I have to fly to D.C. In 3 weeks will it be a issue at airport check in.
JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when was the warrant issued?
Customer: This is in Missouri t was issued in June I believe
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: I've emailed one but not physically talked to one
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Criminal Law
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Criminal Lawyer: Zoey_ JD, JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor replied 6 months ago

Typically, it should not be an issue. First of all, you don't have to go through customs to fly domestically. Also, a warrant on a low-level offense such as a traffic ticket is non-extraditable. The prosecutor would not be likely to alert TSA of something like this.

Still, the only 100% way to ensure it won't turn up would be to return on the warrant and take care of it before you fly.

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Criminal Lawyer: Zoey_ JD, JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor replied 6 months ago

Just checking in to see if you need more help or any clarification of my answer. If so, please reply here on this question thread.

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