Irvine Failure to Appear Attorneys
Defending the Accused in Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Laguna NigUel, & Mission Viejo
A failure to appear warrant is also referred to as a bench warrant. These types of warrants are issued when an individual fails to appear for their court date for a criminal or traffic proceeding. In Orange County, someone with a bench warrant is charged with a misdemeanor offense. Punishment for failing to appear includes fines, jail time, probation, and other penalties. Irvine courts will issue the warrant if the court date is missed and the defendant does not contact the court within 14 days.
An experienced Irvine failure to appear attorney will assist you in evaluating your specific case and develop a defense for your bench warrant in addition to your previous charges. This is especially true when there are circumstances that the court system could take into consideration.
Contact the failure to appear experts at Grant Law, A Professional Corporation today at (949) 272-0602 to begin the best solution to your outstanding legal issues.
What Happens When You Fail to Appear in Irvine?
Multiple penalties are associated with a failure to appear in the court system of Orange County. These penalties are almost always accompanied by an arrest warrant.
Penalties that accompany a bench warrant may include:
- Revoking of probation
- The loss of any bail or bond previously posted
- A penalty of up to $300
When a person receives a bench warrant, they or their lawyer must appear before a judge at the court that issued the warrant. If you have a bench warrant, it is important to receive advice from a member of the criminal defense team at Grant Law as soon as possible.
Once contacted, our attorneys will utilize over 25 years of experience to help your specific situation. Having the proper representation after a bench warrant may help you avoid being taken to jail once you appear in court.
Contact the Irvine failure to appear attorneys at Grant Law Today at (949) 272-0602 to begin finding a solution to your bench warrant.