Is there a active warrant for my arrest,will it take alot if years before this goes away

On April 13 2012 I was arrested for
theft less than 500.00 but greater
than 50.00 in texas, I applied for a
job an it can back pending warrant

Asked on May 8, 2016 under Criminal Law, Texas


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Warrants do not expire. They remain on a person's criminal history record until the person appears before a judge in court. At this point, you need to contact an attorney who practices criminal law in the area of where the warrant was issued. They can best advise you further and use their local court contacts to your best advantage.

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