Outstanding Arrest Warrants
Has a warrant been issued for the arrest of you or a family member? If so, you owe it to yourself and your family to retain the sound counsel of a highly competent attorney. The experienced attorneys at Malamut & Associates can help you. Contact Malamut & Associates today to schedule a free consultation. We look forward to meeting you.
Warrants are often taken far too lightly. If you are aware that an arrest warrant has been issued for you or a family member, do not underestimate the situation. If you or a family member has an outstanding arrest warrant, do not hesitate to call Malamut & Associates right away.
At Malamut & Associates, we know how scary an outstanding arrest warrant can be. We are committed to representing the rights of our clients. We have retired county prosecutors, current municipal court prosecutors, and career defense attorneys at our disposal. We all collaborate to get our clients the best possible results. Before retaining another law firm, you owe it to yourself to speak to us and see what we can do for you. We understand that good people sometimes make mistakes; we won’t judge you. No firm can guide you through the system better than Malamut & Associates.What will happen if you have an Arrest Warrant issued on you?
Basically, an arrest warrant is an order by the court that instructs the police to arrest the person named in the warrant. The police will bring you to the court that has issued the warrant. You will then appear before the judicial officer. At that point a report is filled out and bail is set. After posting bail, you are free to go until the time of trial. If bail is excessive, you can consult with an attorney in order to file a Bail Reduction Motion. You may also benefit from participation in the Pretrial Intervention Program (PTI). Our attorneys are well verse in the procedures and guidelines of PTI Do not hesitate to retain an attorney. All of these matters are time sensitive.What to do if there is a Warrant for your arrest
An arrest warrant can have extensive and severe consequences in your life. These issues are not limited to the present. They can extend long into the future if not addressed in a timely manner. If you or family member has learned that they have an outstanding warrant, there are essentially two options. The first, but not advisable option, is to simply turn yourself into the police. Bail will be set, but you are likely spend some time in a cell as things are hopefully worked out. Your other, much more advisable option, is to call a qualified attorney and see if they can have the warrant lifted without you having to turn yourself into the police. That second option often sounds much better to most, and no firm can guide you through the system better than Malamut & Associates.Why would an Arrest Warrant be issued in New Jersey? A warrant for arrest can be issued for any of the below reasons.
- Violation of parole or probation
- A Bench Warrant is issued if someone fails to appear in court and/or fails to pay a fine such as a traffic violation.
- A Warrant upon Filing of a Criminal Complaint is issued for a criminal case. It is required that the court finds probable cause a crime committed and that the subject of the warrant is the person who committed that crime.
- A Warrant upon Indictment is issued when an accusation of an indictable offense is filed. Sometimes a summons will be issues instead.
A summons is a formal request for a court appearance. As long as the defendant shows up, there is no arrest warrant or further issues. These are usually for lesser charges or violations. When a crime is deemed more severe, an arrest warrant may be issued. Some examples of charges that will likely result in an arrest warrant are listed below.
- Aggravated assault
- Robbery, Burglary, Theft
- Sexual assault, aggravated sexual assault
- Manslaughter and Murder
We offer free consultations in person at our Cherry Hill, NJ office, or we can come to you. All personal injury cases are handled on a contingency basis, meaning that you will not pay any attorney fees at all unless we secure recovery compensation on your behalf. If we are not the appropriate firm to help you, we will offer counsel as to your best options. A representative of the firm can be reached at (856)424-1808, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We look forward to meeting you.