5 Things You NEED To Know If You Fail To Appear In Court

If you were arrested and charged with a misdemeanor or felony in California, you will be given a court date to appear for your arraignment. If you fail to appear at criminal court on the scheduled date and time, you face an additional criminal charge of failing to appear1. What Does The Prosecutor Need To Prove For Conviction? To be…

How To Handle An Active Arrest Warrant In California

A warrant is a document that gives authority to law enforcement to search a vehicle or structure to perform a search for certain items or to make an arrest of a particular person.  Below our attorneys explain what arrest warrants are, who issues them, and how to handle the situation if you have an active warrant for…

The Complete Guide To Getting Your Bench Warrant Cleared

Bench warrants are orders that are issued by a judge or “from the bench” that notify you that you failed to obey a court order and may give authority to law enforcement to arrest you, though they may not be arrest warrants. These are issued in circumstances where you: Failed to appear in court for an arraignment, trial, sentencing…