Traffic Warrants in Fort Worth

TRAFFIC TICKETS CAN LEAD TO ARREST WARRANTS

A traffic ticket can be an annoyance that most don’t want to deal with. However, a traffic citation can add up to major legal problems if it's not taken care of in a timely manner. If you fail to take care of a traffic ticket, you may be issued an arrest warrant depending on the circumstances:

  • An alias warrant is the type of warrant that is issued when no plea has been entered on the case, or you have failed to appear in court either in person or by mail. With this type of warrant, we can post an attorney surety bond that will lift the warrant and get you a new court date. In addition to a warrant, you may receive an additional citation for failure to appear (sometimes called a violate promise to appear). Finally, some courts will place an omni hold on your license, which is a fee accessed to notify the Texas Department of Public Safety of the arrest warrant.  If you have omni fees, an additional $30 fee per citation will need to be paid to the court in addition to the surety appearance bond to lift the arrest warrant.  
  • A capias warrant is issued after a judgment is rendered, a fine assessed and you have been given an extension of time to pay the fine. When you fail to pay your fine or complete driving school, the Court may issue a capias warrant. With this type of warrant, your only options are to pay the fine or do jail time.

Besides being subject to arrest, an outstanding traffic warrant in Fort Worth will prohibit you from renewing your driver's license.  If you have been contacted or received notice about outstanding tickets or traffic warrants in Fort Worth, it is definitely time to take action before you are arrested. In addition, many cities have started to conduct “warrant sweeps”, where they will come to you in a round-up, arrest you and force you to take action on your old tickets. We can help you with a traffic warrant issued in Fort Worth by posting an attorney surety bond.

In addition to warrants issued for traffic citations, we can lift alias warrants issued for any Class C misdemeanor, such as warrants issued for simple assault and code violations.  Class C misdemeanors are matters pending in a municipal court such as the City of Fort Worth, City of Arlington, etc., or matters pending in a justice of the peace court.  

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You never know when you are going to be pulled over, and if you have a warrant, you may be taken to jail. Why take the chance and be even more concerned whenever you see a police officer? If you have warrants from a traffic ticket, or if a family member has been arrested for traffic warrants, we can help. 
  

At Hawkins & Walker PC, our mission is to provide clients with quality legal services and personalized attention.  We offer affordable prices and payment plans in some cases. Take advantage of qualified defense attorney services; we have a lawyer available for you. For more information, or to schedule an appointment with a knowledgeable Fort Worth, Tarrant County traffic ticket attorney, contact us today.