Criminal Lawyers In Memphis Can Help Advise and Give You Information Regarding Your Arrest Warrant

BROOKS LAW FIRM handles warrants for arrest and missed court dates for: Arlington, Bartlett, Collierville, Cordova, Germantown, Memphis, and Millington.

Memphis Criminal Lawyers

In order for prosecution to commence a warrant must be issued. It can be in the form of an affidavit, citation or criminal summons. Application of a warrant requires a signed affidavit alleging 1) a person has committed an offense and 2) the essential facts constituting the charge. Warrants can be served or executed to take you into custody or command you to appear before a court. There are various reasons to challenge an arrest warrant. Officers of the court vested with authority to issue arrest and search warrants inlcude: judges, magistrates, and judicial commissioners typically. Any person including law enforcement may apply for a warrant. The officer of the court first questions the person under oath as to the facts of the complaint. Supporting affidavits can also be given for review. The affidavit of arrest can be based solely on personal observation as long as it equates to probable cause. Warrant for arrest differs from a criminal citation for a misdemeanor offense where risk of flight or interests of economy allow simply a command to appear on a certain date and at a certain time. If you fail to appear  for the criminal citation it can result in a bench warrant being issued, except under limited circumstances where absence is reasonable or excused due to unforeseen or unavoidable events. Extradition and detainer warrants are different not only with their intended purpose but the various possible state and federal issues of sovereignty and reciprocal enforcement. Certain criteria must be met before a court will agree to allow extradition to another state or hold placed that can deny release even after a bond has been posted. Brooks Law Firm can guide you through all the legal jargon and explain your rights and options regarding your warrant or arrest.

Brooks Law Firm handles bench and capias/bench warrant charges for failure to appear, child support, contempt and juvenile matters. Memphis and Shelby County, TN including Bartlett, Germantown, Collierville, Cordova, Millington as well as surrounding counties in West Tennessee. Let Patrick Brooks speak with you regarding your charges. Having a bench warrant can effect receiving a favorable outcome in your case and will need to be addressed before you can move forward with your case.

Capias/ Bench warrants can be recalled in many instances and cases resolved without negatively effecting your employment and underlying criminal case.


Misdemeanor and felony convictions can have serious consequences on your job  and family. Patrick Brooks is a criminal lawyer that understands what you are facing and works hard to protect your rights. The Tennessee criminal code can be a confusing and difficult subject for those faced with accusations. Attorney Patrick Brooks understands this and will find a solution to the crime. If faced with difficult decisions in your case. Contacting an attorney can be crucial in first hours or days of the case even if you cannot currently afford. A free initial consultation helps you understand how to navigate the initial stages of the case. The first hours and days can be crucial to your defense.  Brooks Law Firm will work hard to negotiate the best settlement of your case. Including the dismissal of your misdemeanor and felony charges from your record. When your back is against the wall, Patrick Brooks is a dedicated criminal defense lawyer ready to help you fight the capias/ bench warrant and underlying charge. Let a criminal lawyer help find the right solution to your criminal charges, informing you of all options and defenses that available to you.




Criminal Attorney Patrick Brooks of Brooks Law Firm practice criminal defense for the following charges: Capias/ Bench Warrants, DUI and DWI defense, Drug crime charges, Domestic Assault, Assault, Disorderly Conduct, Assault. Drug charge: Marijuana, Cocaine, Meth, Heroin, Prescriptions. Driving on a Suspended License, Traffic Tickets, Theft, Probation Violations, Orders of Protection, Violent Crimes, Burglary, Robbery. White Collar Crimes: Fraud, Embezzlement, Forgery, Identity Theft. Federal Criminal Defense, Firearms/Weapons, Conspiracy and Criminal Appeals.




Mr. Brooks will work across the divisions of the judicial system to get you the best possible result. Judges and prosecutors respect his persistence and personal touch he gives both the cases and criminal clients he represents. You need a skilled attorney ready to get the best results possible. Whether plea negotiations or courtroom presence. Brooks Law Firm has Spanish Interpreters available. Patrick Brooks is fair and works with clients involving costs, fees and fines associated with their criminal charges. When you need a criminal defense lawyer in Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee. Criminal Attorney Patrick Brooks will fight for your rights both inside and outside the courtroom. Attorney Patrick Brooks is who you should call first for a free interview. Call (901) 324-5000 to set up an appointment.




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