I learned recently that I have a year old plus bench warrant issued for failure to comply because I did not attend the mandated DUI school in the allotted time due to the fact that I had moved to another state and I failed to update the court of my whereabouts. The attorney I used originally had probably took himself off the case for I have not been able to get in contact with him. Also, my docket report (found on-line) lists a dead guy as my lawyer with the address to my counties DA.
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You need to hire a Sacramento lawyer to clear this up. That is, if you ever want to drive legally again. I cannot say why you have a dead lawyer on your docket sheet. A new one should be able to clear that up.
You need to hire a criminal defense attorney to help clear this up for you.
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I'm kind of thinking that the real issue is not enrolling and completing the DUI class although not updating current mailing address may be a component. Each county is different. In some, getting enrolled in the DUI program can get the probation violation dismissed. Additionally, being able to have an attorney explain the fact that you are now out of state can get the probation terms changed to stay the requirement for the DUI class although it might be kind of tough....but the attorney you hired a year ago has passed away and may be helpful in your situation. Consult an experienced DUI lawyer in the county where the conviction occurred.
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