Arrest Warrants: What happens next?  A Criminal Defense Lawyer’s | Attorney’s Perspective. Occasionally, a prosecutor’s office in Washington State will file a complaint | criminal charge and the court will issue a warrant and no notice will be given to you. Why is a Warrant Issued? Washington court rules have a preference for summoning people to…

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What happens if you are arrested or had police contact but no criminal charges were filed? A Criminal Defense Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective. As criminal defense attorneys, we get variations of this question all the time. People avoid arrest, speak with an officer and are not arrested, or are arrested and taken to jail but…

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Arrest, Jail and Bail: A Criminal Defense Attorney’s Perspective In order to arrest someone, a police officer must first find probable cause and have the right to arrest you.  If this happens, a judge will have a hearing, generally at or in the jail to determine whether the officer’s determination of probable cause was legitimate. …

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