Bench Warrant

The Court issues Bench Warrants for:

  • Failure to pay fines as assessed
  • Failure to appear for cases
  • Failure to comply with an order of the Court.

The Artesia Municipal Court does not issue bench warrants for juveniles, but can issue suspension notices to Motor Vehicle Division requesting a suspension on the privilege to drive for juvenile drivers upon failure to pay fines, failure to appear on citations or failure to comply with orders of the Court.