Whatis a instanter when in jail
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Either the criminal complaint charging your friend with burglary of a habitation was issued "instanter", or the warrant for your friend's arrest was issued "instanter". In both cases the judge ordered your friend to be arrested "immediately", or "without delay", and when in custody to bring your friend, without delay, to the Court. No great deal of importance should be given to the "instanter" part of your friend being locked up because "instanter" arrests are ordered everyday. It's just another arrest ordered by the court and stands in line with all the others.
Instanter is a Latin term meaning without delay or instantly. The term is used in various legal contexts, such as when a court issues an order for a writ of possession instanter, or an attorney files a motion requesting an action to be taken, and that the action be allowed immediately, among other examples.
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