Brevard County Warrant Search Defense Attorney
Florida Warrants Process
If there is a warrant out for your arrest, you most likely would rather continue avoiding whatever charge you are facing in court. However, this is not the answer. You will be creating twice the amount of trouble for yourself if you do not handle the problem as soon as possible. If you are arrested before you surrender voluntarily, your bail amount may be set much higher. It is also important to realize that the punishment you face in for your charges may become even more severe by avoiding your court date.
It is possible that a motion to withdraw the warrant could prevent you from going into custody. Another option that an experienced attorney could pursue is to work with the court to peacefully arrange your surrender and then have you released on bond or on recognition immediately, therefore protecting yourself from possible additional penalties if later convicted.
What are Alias Capias & Bench Warrants?
Typically bench warrants are issued when someone who is asked to appear in court does not appear for a misdemeanor offense. Bench warrants are usually handled by legal counsel quickly & without issue depending on the severity of the warrant, but if someone who has a bench warrant issued against them comes into contact with law enforcement they will most likely be arrested until their legal counsel is called.
On the other hand Alias Capias warrants are bench warrants that are issued for those who were supposed to appear in court regarding a felony. If you are arrested after the court issues a Alias Capias warrant for your arrest then a new charge will likely be filed against you and you will likely not be able to be released on bail until you are brought before a judge. However, it is important to note that if the individual in question has a history of skipping bail the judge will typically not give the individual the option to be released on bail.
Kernan & Austin, LLC Warrants Legal Counsel
We realize that no matter what the charge, appearing in court can be frightening, and having a warrant out for your arrest can make your situation even worse. To take the first step in confronting your charges, contact a Brevard County criminal defense lawyer today. One of our attorneys will be able to talk to you about your case and explain to you what your options are.
Whether a bench warrant for a misdemeanor charge or an alias capias for a felony charge has been issued for your arrest, a knowledgeable attorney from Kernan & Austin, LLC will have the experience required to assist you in preparing a course of action. Don't wait to take action, as a routine traffic stop could land you in jail, or worse, police may show up at your home or office to take you into custody.
Contact a Brevard County warrants attorney today to discuss your options in dealing with a warrant.