So your fiance never paid his fines to the court? If so, he's probably driving around with a suspended license and a bench warrant. You should advise him to speak to an attorney immediately.
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He may have a warrant and a suspended license. If he can pay the balance in full he will resolve his prior charges, but the other issues could be problems. Start by calling the court for info and/or hiring a lawyer.
He should call the municipal court and explain the situation. He should be able to go directly to the courthouse and pay the fines. If he needs to be placed on a payment plan he will probably have to appear before the judge. An attorney can take care of all of this for without risking arrest.
Have him give the court a call. He should be able to pay everything off by check or even online. He will probably have to post a bail which will be credited toward his fines. After that, he has to get his license reinstated, which will cost about $200 because it's a DWI.
More information is needed. You want to call the court and find out the status of the case. there is likely a warrant with a bail attached. he may be able to post the bail and take care of the matter. this is best done by an attorney. Judge Webber is a good guy. Call with more information.
Your fiance probably has a bench warrant for him in the town where he had a violation. First he should get an attorney, who would contact the court and get the run down. I would avoid going into New Jersey because if he has the bad luck of being stopped for any traffic violation even burnt out tail light, he will probably be arrested on the spot
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If it has been several years, then he probably has a warrant for his arrest. He should call the court and find out how much bail the warrant is for and whether there are any special terms. He should then have someone drive him to NJ, to any court, and pay the bail. They will give him a new court date on which he should return with the entire balance, plus a few hundred for contempt.
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