Q: Can anyone other than a judge sign their initials above the judge's stamp on a arrest or bench warrant ???
Your question suggests that someone other than a judge signing off on a warrant…as a former circuit judge from Miami, I would suggest that this practice would be frowned upon and in my opinion would not be legal. In this modern world, I would also believe that an electronic signature may pass muster.
This issue should not be a recurring one because each circuit in Florida has duty judges for this specific purpose and law enforcement is able to reach them 24 hours a day.
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