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What is a Bench Warrant?

If you have just learned of a bench warrant, you are surely full of questions. Fortunately, a bench warrant is not exactly like an arrest warrant, where you must answer to it by surrendering to authorities and going to jail. … Continue reading

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Do I Have to Go to Jail for a Bench Warrant?

When a person is suspected of a crime, they are arrested and taken to jail in most cases. After they are released from jail, they are under legal supervision and mandated to obey certain court orders until they ultimately complete … Continue reading

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Why Do Courts Issue Bench Warrants?

Bench warrants are a type of arrest warrant used in local jurisdictions. They are typically issued by the courts and signed off by sitting magistrates, or judges. A bench warrant stands in as a pending arrest; authorizing police to arrest … Continue reading

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3 Common Types of Arrest Warrants

Crimes are committed every day. Although many crimes are witnessed and addressed immediately by witnesses and police, there are much more carried out behind the eyes of the law. For these types of crimes, courts administer warrants for arrest. Even … Continue reading

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