Warrants

If you have an outstanding warrant in Bexar County, TX, then take a pro-active approach to resolving the felony or misdemeanor warrant on the best possible terms. Warrants can be issued by the court for an arrest on a new criminal offense, because of a failure to appear in court, or after a violation of probation.

The Criminal Warrant Section of the Bexar County Sheriff's Office is staffed by uniformed officers and civilian personnel who entering over 37,000 arrest warrants each year. After a warrant is issued an experienced criminal defense attorney can help you resolve the warrant and the underlying criminal charge on the best possible terms.

Attorneys for Warrants in Bexar County, TX

If you have an outstanding warrant issued in Bexar County, then contact an experienced criminal defense attorney in San Antonio, TX, at Flanary Law Firm, PLLC. Attorney Don Flanary can answer your questions about the following:

 

  • felony warrants; 
  • municipal warrants; 
  • misdemeanor warrants; 
  • class A or class B misdemeanor warrants;
  • class C warrants for unpaid traffic citations.

A criminal defense attorney can contact the Bexar County Warrant Division or Justice of the Peace Court to help you get the warrant cleared as quickly as possible. Don Flanary also represents clients who are arrested outside of Bexar County while awaiting extradition back to Bexar County.

Call (210) 738-8383 to find out the best way to resolve your outstanding warrant issued in San Antonio or Bexar County, TX.


The Issuance of Warrants in Bexar County, TX

After the warrant is issued, the warrant division will usually mail a notice to individuals with an outstanding warrant. The notification is in the form of a postcard informing the individual of the existence of the outstanding warrant. If no action is taken, then the subject can be arrested on the warrant and brought back before the court.

Most Precinct 1 misdemeanor class "C" warrants filed out of the Justice of the Peace Courts as a result of unpaid traffic citations. Warrants for offenses classified as a Class B or higher offense are processed by the Central Magistrate Office or the Criminal Warrant Section of the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office.


Warrants Issued after a Failure to Appear in Court

If you failed to appear in court for a scheduled court date and the court issued a warrant for your arrest, then contact an experienced criminal defense attorney at Flanary Law Firm, PLLC. If you were charged with a criminal offense and properly given notice that you were required to appear in court but you intentionally failed to appear as required, then the court can issue a warrant for your arrest.

While the warrant is outstanding for the failure to appear in court, you are considered to be a fugitive from justice. After the warrant is issued, contact an experienced criminal defense attorney about how to get the warrant withdrawn or otherwise resolved. Your attorney can raise certain defenses that might apply in your case.

Those defenses center around a showing that there were uncontrollable circumstances that prevented the person from appearing in court. For the best result, you should retain the attorney as soon as possible so that the issue can be resolved right after the uncontrollable circumstances ceased to exist.


Additional Resources

Bexar County Jail Activity Reports - The Bexar County Jail Activity Report data is provided free of charge by the Bexar County Sheriff's Office. The reports are maintained online for a maximum of a seven (7) day period.

Criminal Warrants Section of the Bexar County Sheriff's Office - Visit the Judicial Services Division to learn more about the Criminal Warrant Section of the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office which handles felony warrants and class A and class B misdemeanor warrants issued in San Antonio and Bexar County, TX. The section is staffed by uniformed officers and civilian personnel who entering over 37,000 arrest warrants annually. Warrants for driving while intoxicated (DWI) or family violence that are misdemeanors can be found by searching online at the Bexar County Clerk’s Office. If the charge is a misdemeanor, you can search online at the Bexar County Clerk’s Office. If the charge is a felony, you can search online at the Bexar County District Court’s Office.

Bexar County Sheriff’s Office
Judicial Services Division
200 North Comal, San Antonio, Texas 78207
Phone: 210-335-6050
Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (excluding holidays)

Bexar County Warrant Division of the Constable’s Office - Visit the website of the warrant division of the Constable Precinct 1 in Bexar County, TX, to learn more about warrants issued by the Constable’s Office by the Justice of the Peace Courts. The warrants division works closely with law enforcement agencies throughout Bexar County.


This article was last updated on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.