Defendant Missed Court Date on Temporary Tag Violation; Bench Warrant Issued

NO CONVICTION for Violation and Bench Warrant DISMISSED!

Police stopped a Driver and cited him for a Temporary Tag Violation. The Defendant inadvertently misplaced the Summons and missed his Court date. The Court issued a Bench Warrant for the Defendant’s arrest for his failure to appear on the Temporary Tag Violation charge.

RESULT: The Defense filed a Motion to Quash the Bench Warrant and moved forward with a hearing on the matter. The Court GRANTED the Motion andDISMISSED the Bench Warrant against the Client. The defense successfully proved to the Court that the Client mistakenly misplaced the Summons and his failure to appear was not deliberate. The Court ruled no formal finding of guilt against the Client on the Temporary Tag Violation.

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