I have a warrant on an unresolved case and I live out of the area. I cannot afford to come back to appear in court. What can I do?

The law requires a personal appearance in court to disposition a case. Unfortunately, you will need to appear in court personally. Benton County does allows WebEx appearance on criminal matters on a very limited basis for extreme hardship or public safety reasons.  You must request a hearing and permission to appear electronically from the Benton County District Court. You may contact them at 509-735-8476. If the judge denies your request to appear electronically, you will have to make the choice to appear in person or leave the warrant outstanding until you can come back to resolve the case.

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1. How do I change my court date?
2. How do I obtain the police reports for my criminal charges?
3. How do I quash my warrant?
4. May I talk to a prosecutor about my charges?
5. I cannot afford a defense attorney. How do I get one appointed to me?
6. I have a warrant on an unresolved case and I live out of the area. I cannot afford to come back to appear in court. What can I do?
7. I received a Public Defender and want to “fire” them. What do I do?
8. I entered into a Deferred Sentence or Stipulated Order of Continuance and now I received a notice for a Sentencing Hearing. I thought this was supposed to go away if I complied. What do I do?
9. I received a Complaint charging me with Theft, however, I paid the store at the time I was caught shoplifting. Why am I also being charged?