Garden Grove, CA asked in Criminal Law for California

Q: Hi I had a warrant from 3 years ago that I recently got pulled over for and my court day is tomorrow

Is forparephenilia and giving false info

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James L. Arrasmith
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: If you had an outstanding warrant and were recently arrested for it, it's important to address the charges promptly. In California, possession of drug paraphernalia can carry penalties including fines and possible jail time. Similarly, providing false information to a police officer can result in misdemeanor charges, which may include fines and incarceration. It's crucial to attend your court date and consider seeking legal representation. An attorney can help navigate the legal process, potentially negotiate on your behalf, and provide guidance on the best defense strategies. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may qualify for a public defender. Always be truthful and forthcoming with your legal counsel to ensure the best possible outcome.

Paula Wasserman Drake
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Tustin, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You should call today so the specifics regarding the charges and the warrant can be looked up. Then you can be given a more specific answer regarding your court tomorrow and what options there might be with the case and outcome.

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