I endorsed a citation#009.. reserving certain commercial protections, after a few weeks i received a notice from the court that the court asks that i appear to schedule a arraignment date. I thought this was odd since the ticket had a date written on it so i construed it to be a novation. A formal statement was delivered with the novation to crt asking them to schedule a date and to deliver it to a specific address, with offer to accept dishonor if sent to wrong address. The court then delivered a notice that said a continuance was granted but they sent to wrong address. I returned the continuance non-accepted non-consent with notice of dishonor and beseech apt performance.
Today I rec a notice with a diff cit #249 to a different Veh lic# saying I FTA and issued arrest warrant on Cit#249.
Unfortunately, the bad news is that yes the court can issue the FTA. If you are arrested on the warrant, then it is likely that you will be held in jail for a definite amount of time until the court date. You may or may not be given an opportunity to make bail. But, even if you were provided the opportunity to make bail it is likely more economical for you to retain an attorney immediately to resolve the matter than to pay bail. You could benefit from meeting with an attorney to discuss this further. Even if you decide not to hire the attorney the consultation with him or her could help you to understand the issues and your options. Many attorneys offer a free consultation. I wish you the best.
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Hello, West Covina. It sounds like you're attempting to use an odd variety of "constitutionalist" procedural objections/arguments as your defense. It also appears that you are acting as your own attorney, because any licensed attorney knows that these arguments FAIL every time they are asserted. So, to answer your question: Can the court issue an FTA? YES. Absolutely. Your legal arguments and terminology are essentially legal gibberish and not recognized by any court in the land.
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Yes. What the court did was fine. Hire an attorney to help you with this. I would not try to joust with the court. You seem to have dug yourself into a hole. The judge reviewing your case will not be pleased with what you have attempted to do so far. Hire an attorney to buffer that away.
Mr. Finnecy is correct. In fact, from personal experience, these constitutionalist arguments have failed each time I have watched them attempted before any judge pro tem, commissioner, magistrate or Judge.
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