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2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence for California on
Q: Do cops go looking for you at your brothers job if you have an arrest warrant for domestic violence

Mg brother just called me to tell me that some cops went to his job and asked him if he had any idea where I was at because they were looking for me did t give him much info as to why they were looking for me and if I still worked in my previous job

Peter Depew
Peter Depew answered on Nov 4, 2019

Yes, it is possible for police to speak with relatives at their place of employment to try and obtain the location of an individual. It is also possible to check if a person has an active arrest warrant. I recommend having an attorney call the Records Department at the Sheriff's Office in the... Read more »

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Q: Ex said I beat her up wed when she went to hospital Friday . Police came to house Thursday no problem .

Police seen Thursday she was fine I haven't been around her since Thursday officer said she said happened wed

Peter Depew
Peter Depew answered on Nov 4, 2019

The most bedrock piece of advice any criminal defense attorney can give is not to speak with the police. If the police attempt to contact you, it is usually a good idea to tell them that you do not wish to answer any questions or that you do not wish to answer any questions without an attorney.

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Q: I have a warrant for failing to go to prop 36 drug classes. This was in 2007. Now its 2019 what is my legaal status
Peter Depew
Peter Depew answered on Nov 4, 2019

Generally a misdemeanor warrant can be recalled by an attorney without the client needing to be personally present in court. But once the warrant is recalled, a probation violation hearing will likely commence. Unfortunately, failure to report violations are difficult to beat, though certainly not... Read more »

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