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Maryland Bench Warrant Laws

Bench Warrant Attorneys Maryland

maryland bench warrant lawsA bench warrant is a written court order mandating that you be arrested and detained by police. Many bench warrant cases are acted upon once you have any type of interaction with police. Common examples are routine traffic stops. If you are pulled over for speeding, DUI, aggressive driving, etc. you may be arrested if there is a bench warrant out for your arrest per current Maryland bench warrant laws. In more serious cases law enforcement officials may come to your home, place of business or where you work. Either way, if you know you have a bench warrant out it behooves you to pro-actively resolve it. The courts may be more lenient if you take action instead of ignoring it hoping that it will go away. It will not. Please contact our Maryland criminal defense attorneys handling bench warrants.

With an office in Howard County, MD our criminal lawyers serve Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County and Howard County, MD.

Reasons For Bench Warrants Being Issued In Maryland

Most criminal charges, even misdemeanors, can result in a bench warrant being issued if you neglect to show up for, or appear in, court. These include DUI charges, DWI charges, assault, theft, drug possession, weapons crimes and failure to pay child support obligations.

It is extremely important you act now to clear up your bench warrant(s). The longer it lingers the more severe the penalties. This is due to the fact that you didn’t show up for court so you have to face the consequences of the original charges PLUS the bench warrant consequences.

The Cost Of Bail In Maryland Bench Warrant Cases

Maryland bench warrant laws allow you to post bail in order to get out of jail. This is solely up to the judge. The cost of bail will depend on factors such as how serious the initial crime was, how long ago it was and whether or not you got picked up by police or chose to turn yourself in (this should NEVER be done without our Baltimore, MD defense lawyers help).

Contact Our Maryland Bench Warrant Lawyers

By no means should you face your bench warrant without the help of our highly skilled Columbia, MD criminal lawyers. They provide free case reviews and will do everything possible to have all charges dropped or dismissed. If this isn’t an option they will use their knowledge of Maryland bench warrant laws to get you the most favorable outcome possible.

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