Help! I missed Court and Have a Warrant!
It is very common to hear of people getting bench warrants in Maryland. A bench warrant is an arrest warrant the judge issues in court from the “bench, to have someone brought back to court. If you are late to court or miss your court date the judge will issue a warrant for your arrest (note: this applies to criminal and traffic cases only). Occasionally these warrants have a preset bond amount but more often than not they simply instruct that the defendant have a new bail he