I was convicted of a wet reckless in July 2015. I lost my job shortly after and didn't pay my fees or do the classes so I know I must have a warrant out. I'm now employed but pretty strapped for cash. I have every intention of paying my fees and doing the classes but I don't know how to get started. could I get a public defender to assist me in recalling the warrant?
Generally, you would go to the clerks office, out your case on calendar, and when yo go to court the public defender can help. If you can pay some fines or enroll in classes before court it would help. Most courts will give you a second chance with a good explanation.
The comments given here are not legal advice and do not give rise to an attorney client relationship. You should hire an attorney that can review your case and give you an accurate answer to your questions. It is impossible to give accurate advice without knowledge of all facts.
Retain an attorney to appear for you and recall the warrant. You need to do what the judge orders and it must be a priority.
SAN DIEGO CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY--20 years experience
I agree with Mr. Finnecy. Take this seriously. Get an attorney to help you clear up the warrant.
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