Can I turn myself in for a warrant in the court that Issued it in Broward County Florida
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Yes. You may want to make sure that you turn yourself in to the county where the warrant originated, because sometimes it takes a long time for another county to deliver you to the originating county. You may want to contact your attorney, or the public defender's office, and let them know your story, before you turn yourself in. May just want to contact in writing your former public defender. Suggest also emailing him from a public library. Most every attorney in Florida lists their email address on the Florida Bar online web page.
Q: Can I turn myself in for a warrant in the court that Issued it in Broward County Florida?
A: Yes. And you should (preferably with a lawyer but either way...). Explain things to the Judge. Be honest, humble and sincere... and bring proof of your economic status.
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Definitely contact your attorney, or hire someone to assist with your warrant. In Broward, some judges will allow you to turn yourself in during court and some require you be booked through the jail directly - it just depends. Which judge are you in front of? Be proactive and hire an attorney ASAP - the sooner you handle this, the more favorable your case is to argue to the judge to not incarcerate you!
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You can turn yourself into any sheriff's office or police department anywhere in the state, including the county in which the warrant was issued. I would suggest that you go to the county in which the warrant was issued, so you do not have to wait to be transported back there. However, if you failed to appear for court because the clerk mailed the notice to the wrong address, that is a valid reason to have the warrant recalled. You would need to contact your attorney on the case to file the appropriate motion.