In the common law system of the United States, a capias warrant is essentially an
order to arrest and detain an individual for the purpose of guaranteeing.
A capias is a warrant or order for arrest of a person, typically issued by the judge
or magistrate in a case. A capias may be issued in different forms. A capias is ...
(criminal show cause summons and capias); but one difference lies in the ....
revocation, and detain them for further matters for the court (West's Black's Law).
In family law cases, such as those where a party is supposed to pay child support
and hasn't, a bench or capias order can bring him before a judge where he ...
Definition of Capias. Pronounced. kay-pee-us. Noun. An arrest warrant. A writ of
arrest issued by a court of law. Origin. 1400-1450 Late Middle English < from ...
Execution and return of warrant, capias or summons; arrest outsidecounty or city
where charge is to be tried. A law-enforcement officer may execute within his ...
19.2-76Execution and return of warrant, capias or summons; arrest outside
county or city where charge is to be tried. A law-enforcement officer may execute
If you missed a court date for a traffic or misdemeanor case in Virginia you may
be facing a capias warrant for failure to appear in court.
Rule 9: Capias or Summons upon Indictment or Presentment. ... capias or
criminal summons to the sheriff or other person authorized by law to execute or
serve it ...
The rule states the existing law relating to warrants issued by commissioner or ...
the apprehending officer had physical possession of the capias or the warrant.