Re: Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear Small Claims
There has recently been several news articles relating to this type of issue as the return of debtors prison. When someone is sued and fails to show up for court, a contempt of court warrant is issued. If they cannot afford to make it right with the court they go to jail.
Teach a man to fish, you feed an entire village. Give a man a fish, the village starts demanding free fish. Then they have three children who all start families and demand free fish as their right.