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What is an arrest warrant?

In Canada, there are different types of warrants that can be issued by the court for your arrest including an arrest warrant, a bench warrant, a bench warrant to hold, and a telewarrant. Arrest Warrants: An arrest warrant is a document that is endorsed by the court which identifies the name of an accused, [...]

What is an arrest warrant? 2018-04-12T17:40:54+00:00

How do I find out if there is a warrant out for my arrest?

There are a few ways to find out if a warrant has been issued for your arrest in Canada. Firstly, you can contact the police directly to find out if a warrant has been issued. If you attend the police station and find out that there is a warrant for your arrest, you can [...]

How do I find out if there is a warrant out for my arrest? 2018-04-12T17:55:01+00:00

How do I get rid of a warrant for my arrest?

It is important to know that if a warrant has been issued for your arrest it will not go away with time. In Canada, a warrant for a person’s arrest never expires. It continues to exist until you deal with the matter or until you encounter the police and are arrested. You cannot get [...]

How do I get rid of a warrant for my arrest? 2018-04-12T19:48:33+00:00

What if there is a warrant out for my arrest in a different province?

Warrants that are issued by a justice or a provincial court are generally only valid in the province where they were issued. However, there are some circumstances where you can be arrested for a warrant outside of the province that initially authorized the warrant. Specifically, in serious cases a Canada-wide warrant may be issued [...]

What if there is a warrant out for my arrest in a different province? 2018-04-13T08:47:47+00:00

Can I still travel if there is a warrant out for my arrest?

If there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you will most likely be able to travel within Canada without issue until you encounter the police. Police throughout Canada can find out if there is a warrant for your arrest by accessing the Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC). CPIC is a national database that [...]

Can I still travel if there is a warrant out for my arrest? 2018-04-13T07:56:23+00:00