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Failure To Appear Warrants and Capiases in Palm Beach, Florida

Failure To Appear In Court Warrants Have a warrant for failure to appear? When a failure to appear has been issued by a Florida court, the person who failed to appear should contact a criminal defense lawyer immediately so a motion to recall the warrant/capias can be filed. Failure to appear warrants or capiases are issued by Florida judges when a person does not appear in court for a hearing. In order for the warrant to properly issue, the person named in the court event must have ‘notice’ of the hearing. Notice To Appear Notices to appear at court are usually provided by an arresting officer or an officer issuing a notice due to a traffic crime or misdemeanor. The citation or notice to appear will have a date and… […]

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I Have a Warrant in Palm Beach County, Florida what should I do?

I Have a Warrant in Palm Beach County, Florida what should I do?

In the criminal justice system, a warrant for your arrest can be caused by several different factors. The leading factor for why a warrant appears for your arrest in Palm Beach County, Florida is that you missed a scheduled court date which is called an FTA or failure to appear. Failure to appear is the leading cause of all warrants being issued in Palm Beach County, FL. Missing a court date will likely have the judge issue a warrant or a capias for your arrest. Many times after being arrested for a criminal traffic citation, like dui or for a misdemeanor crime, like possession of marijuana, a “notice to appear” or an “NTA” will be provided to you. The “NTA” is an informal arrest that provides you with a court… […]

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