I have 3 outstanding warrants out in the town I live in for a small possession charge five years ago. I had to move for a job. Five years later I moved back and need to take care of this but I have no money from moving. What should I do?
You get the money by getting a second or third job. Getting this taken care of is your #1 priority, and the only way to do that is to get more money by working more.
Get multiple jobs to pay for the attorney and bondsman. Call an attorney and bondsman to find out the fees they will charge you on these cases.
Two options: (1) save up the money for a lawyer and a bond, or (2) turn yourself in and ask for counsel to be assigned.
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It depends in part on why you have warrants. However, do be aware that irrespective of where you reside, a warrant can bite you at any time. A simple, hey did you know your taillight is out warning stop becomes an arrest. If you are on the way to work, it might also become a no call, no show and you find yourself terminated.
Laying low is not really a plan. It is a head in the sand, hope against hope that you avoid detection.
If you simply failed to finish paying, it may cost you less than your fear to have an attorney help you get the warrants recalled and get you on a new payment plan. If you have bigger problems, you will definitely want counsel. And, yes, that does take money.
Hopefully, you aren't one of the people making a too big car payment with a 160+ cable bill and a 100+ monthly phone plan If you are, your priorities are way out of whack considering your reality.
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