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Denver Extradition Lawyer and the Uniform Criminal Extradition Act

Extradition and a Governor's Warrant in Denver

It happened again today, like it happens many times a year. Someone called from out of state to ask questions about a Governor's Warrant for Extradition to Colorado, after a family member's arrest. This warrant is a request between states to have a person arrested and released to Colorado. Under the Uniform Criminal Extradition Act, member states must follow set procedures and timeliness to extradite someone back here for court. The arrested person is forced to wait for Colorado to send a jail van for a one to two week trip back to Colorado. Extradition

What is a Fugitive from Justice in Jefferson County, Colorado?

If someone is caught in another state with a warrant from Jefferson County, Colorado, they are identified as a fugitive from justice on a Colorado arrest warrant. Then, that state notifies Colorado to send someone to come and get the person. Procedures for this process are outlined in the Uniform Criminal Extradition Act, or the UCEA. In some cases, Colorado lawyers can make contact with the Colorado district attorney who requested the warrant, and arrange for an alternative procedure which saves the accused a long trip back to Colorado.

Douglas County, Colorado, Extradition Lawyer

Some people think they can run from Douglas, County, Colorado courts and start a new life elsewhere. This may work for misdemeanor cases, but not felony. Colorado does not normally extradite for misdemeanors. A seamless system has been established where arrest warrants are posted on police computer systems via the National Crime Information Center, and local state systems (like Colorado's CCIC). As a result, if you have charges from Castle Rock, CO, it is easiest to just handle them here.

Arapahoe and Eagle County Criminal Lawyers for Fugitives from Justice

No one normally tells you that you are a fugitive from justice. Your name goes into the computer until someone stops you on a traffic charge, or they come and look for you. Since everything is computerized today, it is easy for police to find you based on your utility bill, driver's license or phone records, and send you to Arapahoe and Eagle County. A fugitive from justice has the odds against them.

If you are facing extradition as a Fugitive from Justice in Adams County, Colorado, be smart, exercise your right to remain silent, and contact the best Extradition Lawyers at the O'Malley Law Office, at 303-731-0719. Together, we can protect your future.

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