If a city has issued a bench warrant for failure to appear on a misdameaner, how long before it’s no good

There were 3 different numbers on my citation and I missed the court date because I thought it was the first 2 numbers.

Asked on July 29, 2012 under Criminal Law, Tennessee

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

So long as the bench warrant has not been recalled against you, it will continue for all intents and purposes so long as you remain alive. The best way to try and resolve the bench warrant against you is to retain a criminal defense attorney to assist you as opposed to you trying to do such yourself.


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