Q: Can I request that my DUI case be dismissed or "dropped"? What are my options? What can I do at this point?
Over 5 years ago, I was arrested for a DUI and I was under the age of 21.
I'm originally from another state and I was visiting CA when the arrest happened.
I've tried to go to CA multiple times and even tried to live there to take care of the situation.
At my initial arraignment, I plead guilty. I was extremely naive, I had no idea what I was doing nor did I understand my rights. I learned a few years ago that I couldn't withdraw my plea because of the fact that I let more than 6 months pass by.
A couple years ago, I learned that I had a warrant in relation to this DUI so I went to CA to take care of the warrant and I went to jail.
I have gone to jail 3 times total for this case, my initial arrest, my attempt to take care of this case and again recently for a warrant that was put out for a violation of (informal) probation
I was ordered to complete classes and other orders. I failed to register for the class on time, again. I will most likely go to jail for the 4th time
A: A LOT MORE INFO IS NEEDED.
YOU CAN ALWAYS MAKE ANY MOTION BUT I DOUBT YU WOULD PREVAIL ON THIS.
IF YOU PLED I ASSUME YOU HAD A PRIVATE LAWYER OR PUBLIC DEFENDER? THUS YOU HAD REPRESENTATION.
YOU MUST COMPLY WITH ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF PROBATION.
IF YOU WERE FROM ANOTHER STATE YOUR LAWYER SHOULD HAVE TRIED TO GET YOU ONLINE CLASSES.
HOWEVER, DMV DOES NOT ACCEPT THEM. THUS YOU WOULD HAVE TO MAKE A MOTION TO TERMINATE THE
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