If you have a bench warrant out for your arrest, it is advisable to call a Kansas City criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. A bench warrant is issued for any person who has committed some form of contempt against the court. If you take action now, an attorney may be able to help you resolve the warrant before you suffer the embarrassment and hassle of being arrested at home, at work in front of your colleagues, or during a roadside traffic stop.
There are many reasons why a judge could decide to issue a bench warrant for your arrest. One of the most common scenarios is when a defendant facing criminal charges or prosecution for a traffic offense fails to appear for the scheduled court date. A judge may also issue a warrant for:
You need to address the issue of an outstanding warrant before it leads to an arrest which could cause you considerable embarrassment and disruption in your social or professional life. Each case is unique and there are a variety of reasons you may have a warrant out for your arrest. Call or visit with our office today for a confidential consultation and to learn more about how we can help you approach the situation.
Contact a Kansas City warrant lawyer for a confidential consultation and to discuss your options for resolving the situation.
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