Q: can I contact the court
In 2001 I received a DWI while driving through Pasquotank county, NC. I hired a lawyer at the time to represent me because I was overseas still have a copy of the power of attorney, I never heard anything and assumes case was handled. I recently retired and live in Texas and found out the case was never handled and I might have a FTA in NC from 2001. How can I resolve this issue
A: if the case was never handled you likely have an outstanding Order for Arrest. Obviously your first step in resolving this is calling your former attorney and finding out whats what. If that fails you are going to have to retain new counsel.
A: GREAT QUESTION
Call that lawyer up and get the file re-activated. They're in the best position to know what happened.
It's possible (although a bit unusual) the matter was handled by waiver, but things like Community Service, Fines, Costs of Court, etc., were never paid. If a Waiver of Appearance was allowed, one would assume that would have been for a guilty plea.
Either way, call up that lawyer.
All the best!
DWI Lawyer Charlotte NC
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