A Colorado bench warrant can turn into a severe problem for some if it is not treated correctly.
When a judge believes that you're in contempt of court for violating a regulation (in the majority of instances missing a court date) he or she may issue a bench warrant. It could also be issued for the people that fail to comply with the provisions of their traffic ticket.
A bench warrant authorizes law enforcement to obtain the offending party, arrest them, and bring them before the court. Bench warrants are used to detain an individual so that he or she can be brought before the court.
An arrest warrant and a bench warrant are both ordered by a judge but the main difference between them is that an arrest warrant is issued to apprehend somebody that has been charged with a criminal offense.
When there's a bench warrant for your arrest, you should talk to a defense lawyer in your earliest convenience. A defense attorney may, in certain circumstances, be in a position to file a motion with the Court requesting that the warrant be vacated and that a court appearance be set.
This will negate the requirement for you to turn yourself in and enter custody. If you reside outside of state, your lawyer might be able to have your presence waived in any subsequent court appearances in the matter.
In different circumstances, your presence might be required, but the presence of an attorney may help out with bettering your situation upon your own appearance and potentially vacating the warrant at the time without the inconvenience of an arrest.
A bench warrant isn't influenced by the Statute of Limitations and there's absolutely no limit on how long once it's issues an arrest may happen. After the warrant is issued, the court will have to notify the Department of Revenue's Motor Vehicle Division. They'll charge an extra fee in addition to those who have been confronted, together with revoking the driving privileges of the person. For the ones that have an out of state license, the DMV will undergo that nation to be able to reverse the permit. When the person using the bench warrant is detained, he or she'll be shown the bench warrant. It's typically not suggested that you wait to be detained. This may greatly damage your future.
If you hire a Colorado Springs Bench Warrant Lawyer, you'll be securing your rights and reducing the quantity of legal trouble that you'll have to confront in the future. If you have already been arrested, contact an attorney immediately. If specific regulations were not followed through the arrest, the bench warrant might be considered legal. Are you unsure if you truly have a warrant outside? You could call the court directly to find out and this is important to perform as soon as possible so you can learn in the event that you want to take additional action. Our lawyer has helped many clients overcome judicial bench warrants so that they can live without the stress of wondering when they'll get arrested. You deserve to live with without the fear and anxiety of a bench warrant looming over you. Call McClintock Criminal Defense today to find out how we could help.