Removing an Outstanding Bench Warrant in MA
What is an Outstanding Bench Warrant?
A Bench Warrant is a written order issued by a judge or magistrate instructing law enforcement personnel to arrest an individual and bring him or her before the court. Generally, Bench Warrants are issued in MA for contempt of court - such as a failing to appear in court when ordered or failing to make child support payments.
In addition, it is also possible that individuals who have recently moved residencies are unaware of an Outstanding Bench Warrant that has been issued for their arrest. Court documents may have been mailed to your former address and, if so, you will nonetheless still be responsible to appear in court.
What Does it Mean if a Bench Warrant Has Been Issued for my Arrest?
The issuance of a Bench Warrant for your arrest is a serious matter that requires action on your behalf. If you have an Outstanding Bench Warrant and you are stopped by law enforcement, you may be arrested and you may face potential jail time.
Removing an Outstanding Bench Warrant in MA is necessary not only to avoid potential jail time, but also to avoid potential fees and costs. Moreover, you will not be able to renew your Massachusetts Driver's License until the matter is settled.
Removing a Bench Warrant in Massachusetts
Although a Bench Warrant issued for your arrest may have serious consequences, it is possible to have the issue cleared up with the judge and prosecutor assigned to your case if action is taken. Thus, it is imperative that you address the issuance of a Bench Warrant as soon as possible.
If you have an Outstanding Bench Warrant in MA, it is in your best interest to hire an experienced attorney. At the law firm of Altman & Altman, our team of experienced Bench Warrant Attorneys will efficiently assist you in removing your Outstanding Bench Warrant in MA. For over 50 years, the law firm of Altman & Altman has represented clients in numerous criminal matters, and has developed close professional relationships with prosecutors and judges alike.
In order to remove your Outstanding Bench Warrant in MA, our team of talented attorneys will handle all of the steps necessary to resolve the issue, including, but not limited to:
- filing all necessary motions with the court;
- working with the prosecutor assigned to your case; and
- appearing in court
The attorneys at Altman & Altman understand that Bench Warrants are issued for a number of reasons; many of which may have been out of your control. In addition, our firm realizes the emotional impact that a Bench Warrant issued for your arrest may have on your daily life; and our team of Massachusetts Bench Warrant Lawyers will work diligently to get the issue cleared up in as short of a time as possible.
If you have an Outstanding Bench Warrant, please contact the law firm of Altman & Altman for a free initial consultation with one of our experienced MA Outstanding Bench Warrant Attorneys. Our phones are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.