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You need a criminal attorney to help you assess your current criminal record, especially any outstanding warrants that may exist.
Once I had a client who had the same name and date of birth as another individual who had a warrant for his arrest. We went to the sheriff's department who fingerprinted him and wrote a letter saying he was not the same person with the outstanding arrest warrant, and gave specifics. You could do something similar.
In addition, you may be able to expunge quote your record. This would be more complicated than most because it would require fingerprinting, etc. However, you can hire a lawyer who could probably help you get this achieved as the prosecutors who handle the expunctions in the district attorney's office are pleasant & would understand your predicament. Moreover, the sheriff's department, as well as other law enforcement agencies would prefer to have information on your sister-in-law, than you - an innocent person.
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Contact a local lawyer - many may give you a free consultation for an hour - to discuss your specifics. Far too many variables exist in the short post you wrote for any further observation by me.
Good luck to you.
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