Q: I have a warrant for failing to go to prop 36 drug classes. This was in 2007. Now its 2019 what is my legaal status
A: Generally a misdemeanor warrant can be recalled by an attorney without the client needing to be personally present in court. But once the warrant is recalled, a probation violation hearing will likely commence. Unfortunately, failure to report violations are difficult to beat, though certainly not impossible. You do have some major factors in your favor. If twelve years have passed with no negative contact with law enforcement, it might be possible to negotiate a no-jail outcome with terms that are less demanding that Prop 36 probation. But because this is a post-conviction probation violation that is not purely a failed drug test, the judge will have a lot of discretion on how to sentence.
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