You should probably find an attorney in the area of the original arrest. Otherwise, calling the local clerk's office would be fine. They may not have all the information though.
A warrant might not show up on a background check. You can call the court where you think the case might be and ask (they may or may not tell you) or hire a criminal defense lawyer to check.
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Do you have any idea what the warrant would be for? If you know who was
investigating the case, you might be able to have a local criminal defense
attorney reach out to the appropriate law enforcement agency and see if
they can find out any info. If a warrant was lodged, it should be easy to
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Your best bet might be to hire an attorney that works in the jurisdiction where you think you have the warrant. They can find out if there is one and then possibly take care of it for you. You should definitely get this all cleared up before traveling internationally.
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I am sorry to hear about your situation.
You should contact an attorney to discuss your questions as additional information would be helpful. You can also hire an attorney (or a friend) to do the searches in the country for you.
I wish you the best of luck.
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