Went to hearing and had continences, no plea yet. Any chance I could leave and have a liscence in another state?
If your license is suspended in one state, then it will be suspended in all states. If you skip the state, you'll have a warrant out for your arrest until you are apprehended.
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There's a chance you might win the lottery or be struck by lightning too. A license suspension anywhere will cause problems in almost every other state realisitically. You just can't run from problems these days. Better to handle it, do whatever's required to resolve it and then move on with life. Speak with a local criminal defense attorney and good luck.
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Two words-- interstate compact--the jurisdictions will eventually catch up with you running from responsibilities. Face it with competent local counsel. Good luck.
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No. But you would get a warrant, possible new charges of absconding, and have pissed away any hope of compassion from the judge or prosecutors office.
You can't possibly run from your problems this way. When you go to another state the first person you'll meet is you. And your problems will follow you as stated by other counsel on the forum. You need to deal with your DUI before it gets worse. Best o' luck.
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The answer to your question is that YES, you may be able to obtain a license in another state (provided you can prove residency) before you are convicted of DWI. However, once convicted the DMV in your new state will eventually learn of it and suspend your privilege to drive there. If you just fail to show up, then a warrant will be issued for you and you are at constant risk of getting locked up for the outstanding warrant anytime you come into contact with law enforcement in the US. I can't imagine it would be fun. The good news is that if this would be your first DWI conviction, you may well be able to get a limited driving privilege and not face any jail time.
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