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Arrest Warrant in Hernando County, FL

Different types of arrest warrants issued in Hernando County can include:

  • an arrest warrant issued after a criminal investigation by a law enforcement officer in Brooksville or Hernando County;;
  • a direct file warrant initiated by the State Attorney's Office;
  • an out of county hold for a warrant in another county;
  • a capias or failure to appear warrant if you missed a court date at the courthouse in Brooksville;
  • a pickup order for a juvenile case; and
  • an extradition warrant to bring an out of state fugitive back to Hernando County in the Fifth Judicial Circuit.

If you have an outstanding arrest warrant, don't just wait to be arrested. Instead, take a pro-active approach by hiring a criminal defense attorney for Hernando County, FL, to confirm the existence of the warrant and help you resolve the case for the best possible result.

Attorneys for Arrest Warrants in Hernando County

If you have an arrest warrant in Brooksville, Hernando County, FL, then call us today to discuss the case.

The four criminal defense attorneys at Sammis Law Firm represent clients after the court issues a felony and misdemeanor warrants in Hernando County at the courthouse in Brooksville, FL. We can help you confirm that the warrant is active. We can also give you advice about the best way to resolve the outstanding warrant.

We represent clients charged with a variety of criminal charges including felony, misdemeanor and DUI charges in Hernando County, FL.

Call 813-250-0500 to discuss your case with an attorney over the phone or to schedule an office consultation.


Failure to Appear Warrant in Brooksville, FL

A warrant can be issued by the court if you failed to appear in court or missed a court date. This type of warrant is often called the "failure to appear" or "FTA" warrant or capias.

This type of warrant can be issued even if you were originally issued a notice to appear on misdemeanor charges instead of being formally arrested. In some cases, your attorney can file a motion to withdraw the warrant if your failure to appear in court was not willful.

A warrant can be issued if the State Attorney's Office decides to "direct file" criminal charges. In other cases, a bench warrant can be issued if the court finds probable cause that the criminal offense occurred. If you are arrested in another state on a felony warrant in Hernando County, FL, then you can face extradition to Hernando County to answer the charges.


Search for a Warrant from the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO)

Information on people who are wanted for an active, outstanding warrant in Hernando County can be found on the HCSO website or the clerk of court website.

The posting of information on the website by the Fugitive Unit and Warrant Division Unit is delayed for three days in order to assist the Sheriff’s Office in the County of Hernando with serving the active warrants.

The HCSO does not give out information over the phone about an arrest or bench warrants. Instead, their website gives instructions on how to turn yourself into the Hernando County Jail. 

Keep in mind that the information contained on the website does not show any charging decisions made by the State Attorney's Office. The information does not reflect the outcome of any case including an acquittal or dismissal of the charges. To find the final disposition of the case you must visit the website for the County Clerk of Court for Hernando County, FL.


Additional Resources

Hernando County Misdemeanor and Felony Criminal Cases - Visit the website of the Criminal Department of the Hernando County Clerk's Office to learn more about three different types of criminal cases. Those criminal cases including circuit felony (CF), misdemeanor (MM) and criminal traffic (CT). From the Criminal Department in Hernando County, you can search the clerk’s criminal court files. Many of these court files are public records. Some information is not available to the public including expunged or sealed record, juvenile delinquency records, and some victim information.

Hernando County Traffic Infractions - Visit the website of the Hernando County Clerk of Court to find information on traffic tickets including general information, attending traffic school, making a payment, the traffic court fee schedule, case search, and traffic forms and links.

Hernando County Sheriff's Office Arrest Warrants- Visit the website for the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) to find information on people who are wanted on active, outstanding warrants in Hernando County.

Hernando County Jail
16425 Spring Hill Dr.
Brooksville FL 34601
(352) 544-2334

Hernando County Sheriff's Office
18900 Cortez Blvd.
Brooksville, FL
(352) 754-6830

Hernando County Crime Stoppers - Find information on wanted fugitives, unsolved cases, and sex offenders in Hernando County, FL. The Crime Stoppers in Hernando County helps law enforcement officers apprehend wanted criminals in this county. Find a list of local fugitives with current warrants, their mugshot, biographical information, and a support of the charges.


Finding a Lawyer for an Arrest Warrant in Brooksville, FL

If you believe a warrant has been issued for your arrest, then do not delay. Contact a criminal defense attorney at the Sammis Law Firm today to discuss your case. An arrest warrant can be issued after a criminal investigation by a law enforcement officer or as a result of a "direct file" accusation by the State Attorney's Office.

Additionally, if you fail to appear for a court date, the court can issue a bench warrant or capias for your arrest. The court can also issue a warrant if you violated probation in a misdemeanor or felony case. If you are wanted on charges in another county or state, you can be held in custody in Hernando County while you await a transfer to another county or extradition from Hernando County to another state.

We can help you understand all options that might be available for dealing with the warrant and fighting the charges for the absolute best result.

Call 813-250-0500.


This article was last updated on Friday, August 23, 2018.