Tag Archives: warrant

What is a Bench Warrant?

I just found out I have a Bench Warrant for my arrest! What does that mean? Simply put, a bench warrant is a warrant for your arrest issued by a judge not necessarily for new charges, but because you either didn’t do something you were supposed to do or you did something you were ordered […]

How to check to see if you have an arrest warrant in Orange County

Everything is online these days. You can search online for arrest warrants through the Orange County Sheriff’s Department “eServices” website. Arrest warrant check in Orange County Note that this may not be 100% accurate, since it may not include all bench warrants that were recently issued or ones that have not yet hit the computer […]

Illegal searches – Search warrants

The Fourth Amendment is your Constitutional protection against illegal searches by the police.  It is based on the principle that you have a right to privacy and before the government (the police) can search, they must have legal justification.  You are not absolutely protected against all searches by the police.  The Fourth Amendment protects against […]