What Happens When you Skip a Court Date?
Do you know someone who has skipped a court date or been the subject of a warrant for failing to appear in court? The repercussions of missing a scheduled court appearance, whether it's for a civil or criminal case, are not to be taken lightly. Criminal Cases Nonviolent criminal charges, like driving without insurance, probably won't immediately land you in jail. If you fail to appear in court on these criminal charges, however, the judge can issue a bench warrant for your ar