What is an Online Warrant?
An online warrant is a criminal database that allows people to search for any warrants associated with their name. These types of databases are typically used to assist law enforcement agencies in locating wanted individuals.
These sites are run by third parties and not government agencies. They charge a fee to access the database and usually offer different levels of details. However, this information can be inaccurate and may not always reflect the most current status of the warrant.
One of the best ways to check for an arrest warrant is to visit the website for the city, county, or state where you live. Most government websites end in.gov, and many have a search tool that can help you find any outstanding warrants that are connected to your name.
Another option is to contact the court where the warrant was issued and ask them to check for you. The court will have a record of all outstanding warrants related to the case. They will be able to tell you if there is a warrant out for your arrest and if there is, what the charges or allegations are.
If you have an outstanding warrant, it is important to resolve it as soon as possible to avoid further penalties or arrest. If you are aware that there is a warrant out for your arrest, contact an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately to discuss your options. Attorney Michael A. Arbeit has the knowledge, experience, and dedication to provide you with the strong legal representation you deserve.