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How do you file for a bench warrant?

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βˆ™ 2007-06-20 16:38:45

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Individuals do not take such action. All warrants are issued by the judge presiding over the case in question that has jurisdiction. Bench warrants (FTA) are issued against the person(s) named in the original charge (s) committed offense(s).

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What is the standard procedure for a judge or the courts to file a bench warrant after being indicted and on what grounds is the warrant issued?

The judge will issue a bench warrant immidiately after the indictment is made. The bail will be set in the warrant. The bench warrant will be issued on the grounds of the indictment.

How much time can you get for a bench warrant?

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What document precedes issue of bench warrant?

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What is a difference between a bench warrant and a warrant?

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How long does a bench warrant last in Colorado?

A bench warrant in Colorado will not expire. The only way to get rid of a bench warrant is for the person to be apprehended.

What does a bench warrant arrest mean?

A bench warrant is a warrant issued from the bench, as opposed to chambers. These warrants are normally issued for failure to appear.

Does a bench warrant turn into an arrest warrant after a length of time?

A bench warrant is a warrant for the arrest/apprehension of the person named. It is referred to as a "bench warrant" because the judge presiding over the case in which the individual is involved is the one who issues the warrant.

Does a bench warrant follow you from state to state?

If the bench warrant was entered into the interstate system it will.

What does an Order Lifting Bench Warrant mean?

Also known as the recalling of a warrant, this is an order which cancels the bench warrant that was issued.

Can the police come your job to serve a bench warrant?

Yes, they can go anywhere and take you into custody on a bench warrant. A bench warrant is a judge's order to take you into custody.

Will a bench warrant show on a background check?

It is very likely that a bench warrant will show up in a background check. A bench warrant shows a poor level of responsibility.

Is a traffic warrant the same as a bench warrant?

No. A traffic warrant is issued for a specific code violation in this case - traffic. Whereas a "bench" warrant means that the warrant was issued on the authority of the judge for whatever reason.

Will a felony bench warrant show up if you file bankruptcy?

If there is a felony warrant on file for you somewhere AND it was entered into NCIC,(national crime information database) it will be found if ever/whenever someone in law enforcement accesses your name and DOB.

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What is the statute of limitations of a bench warrant in Utah?

A bench warrant is 'good' unless/until the judge that issued it, withdraws it.

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Can a bench warrant be issued for failure to appear in court for a child support case where the summons was sent in the mail but never personally served on the defendant?

If it were sent certified mail, yes, but normal mail, probably no. Most bench warrants require a summons served with a signature before they file a bench warrant.

Can you be arrested if you have a juvenile bench warrant and you are 18 years old?

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What is a bench warrant in the state of Wisconsin?

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What if the person who is served a bench warrant does not show?

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How long does a bench warrant last in Texas?

A bench warrant doesn't expire. It lasts until the judge that issued it, withdraws it.

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A bench warrant is an arrest warrant issued by a court against a person guilty of some contempt or indicted for some crime, authorizing his or her arrest on sight.

What is a return on a bench warrant mean?

A return to a bench warrant is an answer to the Court, whereby the warrant has been served or for some reason has become impossible to serve, as in the case of death.