I had a car accident like 2 months ago and I was under the influence,me and the other passengers got minor injures

Asked 12 months ago - Sacramento, CA

I wasn't arrested before I got out the hospital the highway patrol officer made sign a paper to show up at the sheriff office in 10 days I went like 3 time but nothing come out till I went the last time they told me that now I might have a warrant what can I do? wait till get arrested?

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  1. Mariam Mary Margaryan

    Contributor Level 15

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    Answered . I agree with the previous answer that you should contact a criminal defense attorney that handles DUI cases to assist you.

  2. Olga V. Blotnis

    Contributor Level 13

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    Answered . I am not sure if your question pertains to a personal injury that you received or to the fact that you were driving under the influence.
    Your best bet is to contact a criminal defense attorney, so that s/he can find out what is going on and straighten out the issues. Do not wait to get arrested.

    This answer is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. You should not take... more
  3. David Lee Fiol

    Contributor Level 16

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    Answered . You need to talk to an attorney who handles DWI/DUI matters - I will change the category of your question so that AVVO attorneys who practice in that area can see it.

  4. Marc Lazarus

    Contributor Level 14

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    Answered . You should post this in the criminal defense forum.

  5. Evelyn Ann Cox

    Contributor Level 13

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    Answered . Do not wait to get arrested. You need to go down to the court house and ask for the matter to be set for a hearing. You should consult a criminal attorney and hire one if you can afford it. Otherwise - the court may appoint a public defender. You need to clear up the warrant - otherwise - some routine traffic stop could turn into a messy arrest and cost you a great deal more in time and money.

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