Q: I need to get an ID for my job but I have an order for arrest for Litter/not 15lbs and violation of court order for not
I went to magistrates office and they told me to just get it taking care of and let me go. will I be arrested at the DMV office getting an ID
A: Good Question
Normally DMV doesn't arrest people for the outstanding process (OFA Order for Arrest or Criminal Summons).
I have heard of cases where they've (DOT/DMV) called law enforcement, especially if someone drove on a revoked license or appears impaired at the DMV Office.
In any event, it makes sense to retain legal counsel.
Not sure why a Magistrate would say, "Just take care of it." Suspect something more is going on, as that's where one would normally turn themselves in for an outstanding warrant or service of a criminal summons.
More info on What is an OFA - Order for Arrest in North Carolina: https://www.carolinaattorneys.com/blog/how-to-strike-an-order-for-arrest/
Best bet would be to speak with an experienced criminal defense lawyer ASAP.
All the best!
Criminal Defense Lawyer Charlotte NC
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