An alias warrant is an order of the court issued when the defendant has failed to appear, usually to enter a plea. According to the City of Fort Worth, the alias warrant is one of two types the court may issue; it is typically issued in misdemeanor cases.
An individual can search for an arrest warrant online via the applicable county's website; however, it is important to note that not all counties offer online searches, according to DMV.org. In some cases, third-party websites offer online warrant searches for free or for a small fee.
Under the Freedom of Information Act, arrest warrants in the United States are public records and are available to anyone who wishes to access the information, according to RecordsWatch.org. This act was passed by Congress in 1966. In some cases, state or federal laws provide the authority to restri
Information about Texas arrest warrants is available on some local government sites, including Arlington-TX.gov, HarrisCountySO.org, CityOfMesquite.com and FortWorthTexas.gov. Nongovernment websites, including TexasArrestWarrants.org, can search arrest warrant records for a fee.
As of January 2016, active arrest warrants in Indiana are posted on TheMostWanted.net and Black Book Online. At TheMostWanted.net, choose a state and county from the drop-down menus. The next page displays names and photos of individuals with active warrants, along with information about the pertine
State, county and city websites often publish lists of outstanding arrest warrants. Some of the authorities update the lists on a daily or hourly basis, and the lists are free and open for anyone to peruse.
There are several ways for people to find out free of charge whether they have an arrest warrant outstanding, including searching on relevant government websites, calling relevant officials, or asking a law enforcement in person to run a warrant check, according to The Law Dictionary. The latter opt
Different types of warrants include no-knock warrants, anticipatory warrants, nighttime warrants, seizure warrants and warrants requiring a knock-and-announce provision, according to Cornell University Law School. Officers must show probable cause to a judge before obtaining any kind of warrant.
In criminal law, a detainer warrant is used to ensure transfer for a current inmate of one jurisdiction who has pending charges in another jurisdiction, according to USLegal. In real estate law, a detainer warrant is a civil court document used by landlords pursuing eviction proceedings, according t
According to Illinois Legal Aid, an alias summons is a second summons that is issued if the person being sued did not receive the first summons. A second name or alias is often included on the new court document.