Arrest warrants & extradition laws in florida
extradition state & the uniform criminal extradition act
Anyone who lives in Florida is wanted for an out of state warrant should know what the laws of the state are regarding extradition. According to Florida’s laws some with a warrant can be extradited.
941.02 Fugitives from justice; duty of Governor.—Subject to the provisions of this chapter, the provisions of the Constitution of the United States controlling, and any and all Acts of Congress enacted in pursuance thereof, it is the duty of the Governor of this state to have arrested and delivered up to the executive authority of any other state of the United States any person charged in that state with treason, felony, or other crime, who has fled from justice and is found in this state.
This law is based on the uniform criminal extradition act. If you have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, contact our office as soon as possible. We may be able to prevent your extradition.