Charges were declined in court and I have been arrested on a warrant that was issued for the charges that have been refiled for the same charges. I had no idea this ever happened, are they supposed to notify me when this happens.
DUI / DWI Attorney
As long as the statute of limitations has not expired, they can refile the charges unless the charges were previously dismissed with prejudice. The warrant is the notification. Although it would be nice if the court would send out letters to people telling them that charges have been filed, there is no requirement to do so and with the exception of a few municipal courts, I know of no courts that do that.
It is possible that the charges were initially declined Due to lack of evidence that the police officer further investigated and represented the charges.
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