the original charge was driving without a license...i had one in another state when i was pulled over, but the license was stolen and i did not have it on me at the time i was pulled over. i missed a court date and was issued a warrant, i was later arrested and was incarcerated. another court date was set and i unfortunately missed that one as well. a bench warrant was issued. i requested to have it removed but was denied. im wondering what the probability would be for me doing time once i turn myself in. this was in prince georges county.
Probably high between surrender and trial, due to two failures to appear. The court has reason to think that you will not appear. Perhaps, if you prove that you have a valid license, and if you prove that you had one at the time of the incident, the prosecutor might negotiate a different resolution.
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I would expect a bench warrant for failure to appear in court to come with a pre-set bail. Info concerning this should be available from Maryland Judiciary Case Search or from any district court clerk. It may be possible for you to fix this situation with a motion to recall the warrant or a motion to convert the warrant to a summons. You'll likely need a lawyer to help you with wither one of these if you wish to be successful. It would truly help if you could give the judge who issued the warrant a really good reason why you missed court.
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