Q: DUI second offense from 2010, I just got out of active duty honorably. How do I get rid of a bench warrant?
I got my 2nd offence DUI in 2010, I served time but got a failure to appeare on my second follow court, so now I have a bench warrant.. During that time I was on a deployment in Asia, following that I went to Afghanistan and just got back in October 2012. I was just honorably discharged today, I'm a decorated Marine, just trying to take care of my old mistakes now, I just signed up for school starting Jan 15th. Just trying to avoid jail time, I will pay all fines
Sorry nobody replied to this sooner, but here's how you would handle it:
There should be no trouble going to court with documentation of why you were unable to make the appearances and get the FTAs forgiven 100%. You could accomplish this with counsel or on your own if you feel comfortable in court.
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