You will be transported to an officer station or jail to check in. The process includes recording of your personal details, getting fingerprints, mugshots or fingerprints taken, and searching for your possessions. Bail: You may be eligible to post bail in order to secure your release from the courts until the time you show up in court. Bail refers to the money you pay the court in exchange for your appearance. The arraignment process is the court’s first appearance following the arrest. The judge will inform you of your charges and inform you about the rights you have, and ask for your plea. Pretrial Conference: The court will schedule a conference with you, if you’ve not entered a plea bargain. Your lawyer will be present with the prosecutor to discuss the case. The prosecutor may also try to bargain a plea deal. Trial: If not accept a plea bargain or the case cannot be resolved through negotiations an trial will be held. The prosecutor will make evidence available, as well as your lawyer will make a defense on your behalf. Sentences: If you’re proven guilty during trial or you plead to be guilty, the judge is likely to issue an appropriate sentence. This could be a jail sentence and probation, or even fines.
A warrant for arrest can be a stressful and complicated process Therefore, you need to get the help of one of the most experienced criminal defense attorney.