esentially two types of warrants, one for arrest of a specific person, and the
second for searching of a particular place for specific
warrant can lie in wait years after the reason for it is long gone from your
any magistrate or judge who believes an offense was committed may issue a
“probable cause” can sometimes be defined as missing a court
date.Maybe you forgot a traffic ticket, or just avoided the law.
Leaving Louisiana is no solution - The Fugitive Warrant Department of the State
Law Enforcement Center also detains violators in other states.
2007 and 2008, the FWD unit returned 1,037 people arrested in other states to
A warrant remains valid, and is often served at inopportune moments, such as a
visit to city hall, during a routine traffic stop, or perhaps at your place of
Whatever the circumstance, you need professionl
clearing a warrant from your name. Sometimes it is a case of mistaken identity,
or perhaps the warrant was not valid in the first place, or remained active
even after you settled the court matter. If served on you at the end of the
week, a long weekend in jail can result - all of which is not necessary.
Greg Gouner can assist you in permanently clearing warrants, helping you
to understand the seriousness of them, and assisting in any matters pertaining
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Warrants in Louisiana
there is a warrant for your arrest, about the only thing you can do on your own
is check to make sure they have your proper legal name and correct address. If
these are not full and correct, they may have the wrong person. Warrants are
presented by mistake to persons at mistaken addresses, and sometimes to someone
with a very similar or identical name. Warrants are specific legal documents,
and must be correct. Always read a search warrant to make sure the specifics
Other than making sure they
have the right information, cooperate fully and call for legal help.
If you suspect there is a warrant out for your arrest, you can contact
local law enforcement authorities to find out, but they will usually make you
find a warrant, they will hold you in custody.
advice is to speak with an attorney immediately to discuss your rights
and legal responsibility.
Sample warrant from
mess around with warrants. You can run, but you really cannot hide. And when
the "long arm of the Law" catches up, it can be a mess, cost you money and
time, and take on a life of its own.