What is the standard sentencing for failure to appear 2nd degree?

Asked over 1 year ago - Phoenix, AZ

A warrant was issued for failure to appear for this charge: assault - intent/reckless/injure.

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  1. David Kephart

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    Answered . Generally if you appear to answer on the assault charge the state will move to dismiss the failure to appear. Cities file these charges so there is a record that you failed to appear in court, so later if you get charged with another offense they can easily see that you've already failed to appear in another case and perhaps a bond is necessary on the new case.

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