Call the court as soon as you can.
Ask what happened when you missed court.
Call a lawyer to get advice soon.

If you miss court, the judge might give police a warrant that will let the police arrest you.

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Worried about Warrants

NT Legal Aid Commission Factsheet.

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Warrant (Yolngu Matha)

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What to do when you miss court

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Glossary: What these words mean

warrant

A warrant is  law-paper that a judge gives to police. This paper gives police the power to do things the judge writes on the warrant.

arrest

When a police officer thinks a person broke the law, the police officer stops that person and makes that person go with the police officer. Police will hold that person so that they cannot leave. This is called arrest.