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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for North Carolina on
Q: I've missed my court date and I believe there's a warrant out I'd like to get this taken care of asap who could help

Second court date missed need an attorney for myself and my brother who has a missed court date as well

Tommy Kellis
Tommy Kellis answered on Mar 11, 2018

Contact an attorney first thing in the morning! He or she may be able to get this matter recalendared prior to the warrant being served on you. Considering it’s a traffic matter, it may be a case that can be handled with a waiver of your Appearance.

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Tommy Kellis

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2 Answers | Asked in Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for North Carolina on
Q: I just found out that a police report from 9 years ago says that I have a warrant for my arrest!

I recently got a copy of a police report dated back in 2009, but it states that a "warrant would be issued." I dont know why the police wrote that on there! In 2009, I called the police for domestic violence and they claimed that I lied when I didn't. They took me to the police... Read more »

Tommy Kellis
Tommy Kellis answered on Mar 8, 2018

Contact an attorney from that county so he/she can look into the case and help you with it.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for North Carolina on
Q: Who do I talk to about applying jail credit to someone's jail sentence and do I need a lawyer?
Tommy Kellis
Tommy Kellis answered on Mar 8, 2018

You cannot represent someone else in court without being licensed to practice law.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for North Carolina on
Q: What steps do i have to to take to get jail credit applied to a sentence
Tommy Kellis
Tommy Kellis answered on Mar 8, 2018

Simply ask. As long as you are being held or were held in jail pretrial for that particular case, then the judge can apply pretrial confinement towards any active sentence you receive. By default you get your credit towards any active portion of a sentence. It can be applied towards a split... Read more »

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