I have a bench warrant for bettery by prisoner f.1 I got in a small altercation and pushed a girl in the face she was not injured in any way and it was a petty argument she is also currently in prison this took place a few years ago and I now have 2 children and I live in Minnesota the case however is in Wisconsin and I'm trying to figure out how to deal with it without too much jail time
The only way to have this bench warrant quashed is to come to court. I would strongly advise you to contact an experienced criminal defense attorney who practices in the county where the bench warrant was issued. Work with this attorney to see if a deal can be made with the District Attorney such that you can come back to court one time to resolve the case. Only that attorney, after a discussion with the DA, will be able to tell you what is possible regarding jail time. Since Battery By Prisoner is a felony, you need to take care of this right away. The State of Wisconsin usually makes all felony warrants executable in the entire country, so you could be picked up on this warrant anywhere and extradited back to Wisconsin. It is ALWAYS better to come back to court voluntarily to deal with a bench warrant, than it is to be arrested, extradited, and brought before the judge in handcuffs and shackles. Start calling attorneys immediately. You can start by using the "Find a lawyer" tab at the top of the page on AVVO.com. Look for a criminal defense attorney in the appropriate county. Good luck and do not delay.
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