How long does it take for a warrant to expire?

Asked on July 24, 2015 under Criminal Law, Connecticut


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

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

Warrants do not expire; they remain active until there�remain active until withdrawn by the court.�Accordingly, if there is a warrant out for you, you cannot wait it out. You will need to appear to take care of it by appearing before a judge. The fact is that you should consult directly with a local criminal lawyer. After going over the details of the case, they can best advise you as to what you need to do from here.

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