if you have a bench warrant and need to get a backround check for a job will they arrest me

i have a bench warrant for a traffic ticket

Asked on March 22, 2016 under Criminal Law, Florida

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Not automatically: a background check does not necessarily involved notifying the police of your presence. However, nothing legally or practically stops the company or person doing the check from contacting the police, so there is certainly a possibility that this would happen.


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