Amarillo, TX asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Municipal Law for Texas

Q: Courts failed to notify my bondsman and myself of court date, court issued warrant I was arrested what will happen next

I was on probation for DWLI not dwi I failed to complete my probation was arrested bonded out, called court house coordinator when court date came I didn’t get answer so I left voicemail and didn’t appear that day, warrant was issued bondsman made contact with me I told him I called left voicemail court said show up on new court date i wouldn’t be arrested, I showed up was arrested anyway pretty much bamboozled bonded out again, about a year later they failed to notify me and my bondsman of new court date and I was arrested again warrant was dropped after bondsman threatened to sue I just don’t know what to expect I feel that lawyer on that case is just out to get me arrested he’s a real douche

1 Lawyer Answer
Vonnie Clay Dones III
Vonnie Clay Dones III
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in Texas

A: You should speak with your lawyer about the matter and consult with your attorney about notices regarding court dates. If your failure to appear is due to mistake, especially if not of your own making, you should inform the court of this to prevent any repercussions of a failure to appear.

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