They were supposed to be arraigned on a felony vandalism charge.
The couple was arrested last month at a home in Santa Barbara on suspicion they were illegally squatting in the guest house of a Montecito home they previously owned.
The Quaids frequently missed court appearances in an earlier case involving charges they defrauded an innkeeper. That case was resolved in April with Evi Quaid pleading no contest to a misdemeanor count. The charges against her husband were dropped.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.