Lake Worth, FL asked in Banking and Criminal Law for Georgia

Q: Apparently i have a warrant in Georgia for forgery that occured 4 years ago, does the statute of limitations apply here?

Im actually not even guilty of a forgery i just tried to cash a fraudulent check someone tried to pay me with.

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Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Powder Springs, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Generally speaking, no, there are no statutes of limitations on arrest warrants or bench warrants. Typically, once an arrest or bench warrant has been issued, it remains in effect regardless of the amount of time that has passed.

However, there are limited exceptions to this. For this reason, it is important to contact an attorney who can assess the specifics of your case and provide you with legal counsel. We are glad to assist you.

-The Upshaw Law Firm, (770) 240-0922.

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