Q: I got a warrent that expired for not appearing for a misdemeanor driving while suspended what should I do about it ?
Just because the warrant expired does not mean that the case went away. The case is likely still pending and the prosecutor could ask for the warrant to be reissued at any time. You are well advised to take this opportunity to try to resolve your case. If you have not been fingerprinted and photographed as a part of this case, there is a good chance that you will be ordered to be processed by the county jail before the case is resolved.
You should also the mycase.IN.gov website to see the status of your case at any time.
If your license is still suspended, look up your driving record on the BMV website to see why your license is suspended and then try to resolve that issue. If you are able to get your driving privileges reinstated, the prosecutor may be willing to dismiss or reduce the driving while suspended misdemeanor charge to an infraction.
It is always a good idea to contact and hire an attorney experienced in traffic law and license suspensions to help you get back to being valid and to represent you in court.
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