How do I find out if I have any active warrants in a county?

Asked on June 6, 2012 under Criminal Law, Georgia


B.H.F., Member, Texas State Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Usually, you can contact any law enforcement agency in the county and ask if they will run your history to see if you have a warrant.  A more accurate answer will come from the law enforcement agency for the county where you suspect the warrant is issued out of.  If your warrant is related to a traffic ticket or a pending criminal case, then sometimes the courts will make online docket notes which are available in some jurisdictions.  Some people don't like making the call themselves, but instead will have a friend or relative make the call or online inquiry.  Others go as far to hire an attorney to inquire about the warrant, arrange their arrest, and then help with getting a reasonable bond set. 

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