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Who handles warrants in Tarrant County?

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In Tarrant County, warrants are handled by the Tarrant County Sheriff's Office Warrant Division. Warrants are legal documents that give law enforcement the authority to search property or make arrests.

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In the state of Texas, all counties follow the same process for warrants, which is outlined in the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure. A judge or other authorized person must be provided with sufficient evidence of a crime or criminal intent before a warrant can be signed. A court can also issue a warrant when an individual does not appear for a court case or neglects to pay fines or complete community service orders.

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