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An arrest warrant is a warrant issued by a judge or magistrate on behalf of the state, which authorizes the arrest and detention of an individual, or the search and seizure of an individual's property.

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    NSW Is this a scam or real?

    I received a call from a random Australian number and declined it, they left a message. This message was an automated voice saying they had my name down at the home of federal affairs and was launching an investigation into me, as my name had been down under illegal activity and had a warrant...
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    NSW Arrest Warrant for Civil Small Claims Court - Classed as Criminal?

    Hi, If you miss a summons to appear in a small claims civil court case at the local courts and they issue an arrest warrant out for you so they can arrest you and take you to appear in front of the magistrate, is it classed as a ‘criminal’ in your criminal history check?
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    QLD Finding Out the Reason for an Arrest Warrant?

    I had been issued with paperwork for a notice to attend Brisbane magistrates court for being in possession of a controlled drug without a prescription. I had a clearly typed in bold date for Wed 25th July 2018. When I got to court I was not on the list and after speaking to the registrar, I was...
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    VIC Police - Retracting Domestic Violence Statement?

    Hi, 3 years ago, my marriage was very strained & after a number of days of feeling hopeless about the future of it & very distressed, I went to my gp to ask about support, expecting a referral for counselling or something similar. I was advised by the doctor to go to the police & make a...
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    QLD Skipping Bail - Will I Get an Arrest Warrant?

    If I'm on bail and I skip it, will there just be an arrest warrant or will they go looking for me?
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    VIC Do I Need to Attend Magistrates Court for a Hearing?

    I have received an application to attach earnings hearing letter. Do I need to attend the hearing? I have already attended a hearing to declare my earnings but have since become unemployed due to illness and will be soon receiving Centrelink benefits. Magistrates court website says I don't...
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    WA Arrest Warrant After Creasing Contact with Correcting Officer?

    Basically, I committed an offence last week which involved me getting in a fight and threatening the other person with a butter knife. I was charged with possession of a prohibited weapon with intent to cause fear, even though it was only a butter knife. I have since cut off all communication...
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    QLD 13-Year-Old Arrest Warrant - Will I be Arrested?

    I have a 13-year-old arrest warrant from WA for failing to appear on a driving whilst suspended charge. My question is, will I be arrested in QLD for this when I appear in court on unrelated offences? Will I be extradited to Western Australia? Thanks in advance
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    WA Queries on a Civil Arrest Warrant

    I was meant to attend court two days ago for a means enquiry. The matter has previously been adjourned to this date and at that first hearing I did attend and was told I was released to the adjourned date on the bail act. Anyway I couldn't attend and I did let the court know but they didn't care...
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    NSW Avo in NSW, caught fighting together in Qld

    Last month a 12 month AVO was decided upon by a judge in NSW against my partner with myself being the protected person. We had met in Qld this month where Police were involved in another domestic between the two of us, but this time in Qld. What I want to know is can my partner be arrested in...