I missed my court date for petty theft in Solano county ca & I have a warrant. What should I do?

Asked about 1 year ago - Fairfield, CA

I recently was injured in a fall & had a concussion & surgery. I missed/forgot my court date two days ago. What should I do?

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  1. Joseph Briscoe Dane

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    Answered . Warrants don't go away until you get arrested or the judge recalls them.

    Get a lawyer and they can likely go to court, present information about your head injury and medical issues and get the warrant recalled. They can then move forward on defending you.

    The above answer is for general information only and is based on the information you posted. Every case is fact... more
  2. Nicholas Milan Loncar

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    Answered . I answered your other question, but this added information helps paint a fuller picture of why you missed your court date. My advice remains the same. Sounds like a pretty good reason, but still be very apologetic.

  3. Frank Mascagni III

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    Answered . Hire a criminal defense attorney ASAP, he/she will locate the warrant, redocket it and show the medical records to the prosecutor/judge and it will be recalled/set aside.

    I am trying to give you a general answer to your question. We do not have an attorney-client relationship by this... more
  4. David B Pittman

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    Answered . I agree. Get your ,epically records that show the injury and plead your case. Consider hiring a lawyer.

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