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Failure to Appear

If you do not appear for court, the judge will issue a judgment nisi which does three things: A judgment nisi acts as an arrest warrant, a bond revocation and a scire facias requiring the surety and the bonding company to pay the full amount of the bond to the Sheriff. The police will arrest you on the warrant and hold you in jail without bond so the court can find you when your case comes up. The bonding company will also try to deliver you to the jail. Under some circumstances the Judgment NISI can be set aside and bond reinstated if there is good cause for not appearing in court.

Remember, it is your responsibility to keep on touch with your lawyer and your bonding company. Your first notice of court comes from the bonding company, not your lawyer.

Client Reviews
"Mr. Alldredge is an excellent lawyer. He has compassion for his clients and he delivered more than we expected! He and Nancy were exceptionally professional and were accommodating of my husband's tricky schedule. Rufus provided us with resources and guidance, and most importantly helped us build a strong case. Highly recommend!” Cherie Mire
"Mr. Alldredge is an incredible, kind hearted, knowledgeable attorney. If you ever find yourself in a position where you need an attorney that can help you navigate any kind of situation, he is the one. He ensures that you know as much as possible and ensures you are prepared. He made me feel calm and he always, always, is available for any questions or concerns. Highly recommend." Eva Beidelman
"MR. Alldredge worked with me while I was on a short time line do to having leave to go back to work in Germany. He ended up not only representing me but got the case dismissed and saved my military career. Now i see why all my friends recommended him and he hard earned reputation." Charles Pinkston