WHAT IS A BENCH WARRANT?
If you are issued a subpoena or a summons to
appear in court and you fail to appear, the Judge
may issue a bench warrant.
Police will then have the option to arrest you and
bring you back to the Jurisdiction where the warrant
Often, if a person is arrested on a bench warrant, the
court may view them a flight risk (likely to flee) and
order that person to be held without bail until their
next court appearance.