DMV probably will not issue you an ID with an active warrant. Best to quash the warrant first. If you cannot afford a private attorney you will have to bite the bullet and go in yourself and immediately request a public defender. Good luck.
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Possible, but not extremely likely. But as the other attorney has indicated, you might not be able to get the ID card because of the warrant.
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The question I have is why do you have a warrant when you originally hired an attorney? Did your attorney appear and then a warrant was issued OR did you fail to appear at the 1st arraignment date? The simple answer IF you can't afford to hire an attorney you should contact the public defenders office and see if they can give you any advise. Usually the "PD's" office only gets involved after they are appointed in court and that is why having "private counsel" is advantageous. You need to get the warrant recalled because you are subject to arrest at any time. good luck.
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If you are a gambling man, yes you can be arrested because you have an outstanding warrant. What you need to do is either hire a new attorney or go into court and get the warrant recalled. Because you have an outstanding warrant you are subject to arrest at any time of the day or night.
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Very unlikely that you'll be arrested at the DMV. However, as the others have explained, it also unlikely that DMV will issue you the ID card with the warrant active. Get the warrant recalled ASAP, preferably with an attorney. Good luck.
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