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What happens if you do not show up for court?

Overlooked the sheet that had my date in court and missed it. The sheet got misplaced, I should have called. Are they gonna come get me?


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    R. Jason de Groot | R. Jason de Groot, P.A
    R. Jason de Groot, P.A
    Deltona, FL 32728-5775
    (386) 337-8239
    A warrant for your arrest will be entered and you may also be charged with failure to appear.
    Answer Applies to: Florida - Replied: 3/25/2013
    B. Elaine Jones | The Law Office of B. Elaine Jones
    P.O. Box 2664, Brandon
    Brandon, FL 33509
    (813) 681-8383
    There most likely is a bench warrant for your arrest. That is what the Judge does when you fail to appear. If that is the case, you must turn yourself in and what for a court date. Or you can retain an attorney who could file a Motion to Recall the Warrant and schedule a hearing. You would turn yourself in at the hearing and the Judge would set bond. Once you are processed and pay bond, you will be released.
    Answer Applies to: Florida - Replied: 3/25/2013
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