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Outstanding Warrants and Welfare

Outstanding Warrants and Welfare

If there is a warrant for your arrest, you may not be able to get welfare benefits. Learn when this rule applies, and options to deal with an outstanding warrant.

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People's Law School
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self-help & forms
warrant, outstanding warrant, welfare, indictable offence, hybrid offence, arrest, charged with a crime, cut off welfare, reconsideration, appeal, financial help, Dial-A-Law