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How do you find out if there was ever a arrest warrent out

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How do you find out if there was ever a arrest warrent out for non payment
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 11 months ago.

How long ago was the conviction?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Prior to 2000
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Non payment of council tax
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Bought house in 1998 and never paid the council tax, i moving away and never received any correspondence so I'm unaware if a warrent was sent out for an arrest.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
What do you need to know?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
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Expert:  Jo C. replied 11 months ago.

It is quite unlikely there is an arrest warrant then. They tend not to do that for council tax debts.

But there could be a risk of custody if you do not pay.

there is only one way to find out if one exists an that is to contact the police and ask. You could have asked the court but they will probably not have information upon it immediately available if it was so long ago.

Can I clarify anything for you?

Jo

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
How would I find out if the debt is still live and they are still trying to retrieve it?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
How do I find out if debters are still trying to collect the non payment?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
How do I find out if debters are still trying to collect the non payment of Council tax?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
What additional information is required?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Who is required to asks the police if there is an arrest warrent for non payment of council tax?
Expert:  Jo C. replied 11 months ago.

I'm not sure what you mean?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Does it have to be a solicitor to ask the police this question?
Expert:  Jo C. replied 11 months ago.

No, you can do it.

they might not tell you over the phone though. You may have to go and hand yourself in and then you run the risk of an arrest.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Who can apart from myself request this information and how do they do?
Expert:  Jo C. replied 11 months ago.

You could get a solicitor to do it.

They would probably demand a payment though unless you have an existing relationship with a firm of solicitors.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Can a relative on my behalf request this in formation?
Expert:  Jo C. replied 11 months ago.

Anybody can ask anything but they will refuse to tell them for confidentiality reasons.

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