Free arrest warrant checks
Arrest warrants and arrest records are publicly available information and accessing warrants at the courthouse should not be a problem if you know which courthouse to enquire at. If it’s your warrant that you are looking for and you know which courthouse to look in then there should be no problem with you searching free arrest warrants.
If you are looking for someone else’s warrants or you don’t know where it might have been isssued then you might get better and faster results by going online. Most law enforcement offices now publish arrest warrants on line and you can usually find lists for county, state and federal warrants. If you know which web sites to look up you can do all of this for free.
You can search county, state and federal records on the web sites appropriate to the area you are interested in without it costing you anything apart from your time. The drawback to this is that it can take you a lot of time to do a full search unless you know exactly which web sites to go to. There are a lot of county and state web sites to look at.
Why are you searching for arrest warrants?
Regular searches for your arrest warrants can help you to avoid some of the more unpleasant aspects of warrants that you are unaware of or forgotten about. This can include getting a call from the police while you are asleep at home and getting taken to jail in handcuffs. More often you can get pulled over for a minor traffic violation and get arrested when the officers find your warrant as a matter of routine.
In all of these cases it would have been better to have handed yourself in after seeking legal advice but you need to know that you have an active warrant before you can do that.
It’s also a good idea to do a criminal background check including arrest warrants for anyone that you have dealings with. Just to make sure that you aren’t walking into trouble.
Free national checks for arrest warrants
You can use a specialist public records web site and search free arrest warrants in all states. It isn’t completely free to access but it is much faster than any other method and if you value your time then this way is much cheaper than most. You can do a confidential warrant search for someone in minutes. You can also look up their criminal records and bankruptcies and do lots of other background checks too.
Author: Steve Gee