Lynchburg, VA asked in Criminal Law for Virginia

Q: I had a failure to appear for a court date i didnt know about a&b was the underlying charge im 7 mo pregnant Whatll happ

What could happen with this a failure to appear that i didnt know about honestly i changed addy and phone number, never knew anything bout the court date i am 7 months pregnant i spent a full 28 hours in jail and was bonded out, what is most likely to happen.

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Mitchell Wells
Mitchell Wells
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Richmond, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: Failure to Appear is a jailable offense but requires evidence of a WILLFUL FAILURE TO APPEAR. Retain an attorney immediately.

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