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I missed a court date, does this mean I’m automatically going to jail?

I missed a scheduled court date this last week. My attorney said he would speak with the judge, but I haven't heard from him yet and I am scared I may go directly to jail. The next court date wasn't scheduled until next week.


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    Terry Nelson | Nelson & Lawless
    2134 Main St., #130
    Huntington Beach, CA 92648
    (714) 960-7584
    Not necessarily, but it does mean there is now an arrest warrant for you. Why are you asking us out here instead of your attorney?
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 4/9/2013
    Francis John Cowhig | Universal Law Group, Inc.
    430 S. Garfield Avenue
    Alhambra, CA 91801
    (626) 308-9936
    You need to speak to your attorney about this. He has more information regarding your case and the reason you missed your court appearance than anyone on this forum.
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 4/8/2013
    Steven Alpers | Steven Alpers
    39300 Civic Center Drive #110
    Fremont, CA 94538
    (510) 792-5110
    Talk to your lawyer, it sounds like you need to be there next week and there will not be a remand.
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 4/8/2013
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