What Is a Civil Warrant?

Answer A civil warrant, or bench warrant, is an arrest warrant issued by a civil judge that allows the police to arrest the person named in the warrant. Civil warrants are frequently issued for non-paymen... Read More »

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Definition of Civil Warrant?

Unlike felony warrants that are issued on behalf of the state, civil warrants are usually issued on behalf of an individual who submits a civil summons. Even though these warrants are served to def... Read More »

The Meaning of Civil Warrant?

A bench warrant---made "from the bench"---can be civil or criminal. A civil bench warrant is frequently referred to simply as a civil warrant.

How to Get a Civil Arrest Warrant Quashed?

Generally, civil warrants will not result in your arrest. Civil warrants are issued to notify a defendant that a civil proceeding is filed against them. However, a judge can issue a civil arrest wa... Read More »

Can you join the army if you have a civil warrant?

No. You cannot join the Army with any pending warrants.