if i have a warrant for probation violation will i be arrested at the dmv if i try to renew my license?
Stranger things have happened. It is impossible to know who or what will be reviewing your driver history and record. It may depend on the original charge and a number of other issues. With that said, your biggest concern is the open warrant for probation violation. In all likelihood, this will eventually catch up with you and depending on the type of violation and your previous history, it may be something an experienced attorney can clean up for you. Regardless, you want to handle a warrant on your terms rather than being picked up on it on a routine traffic stop or at your home. By hiring an attorney, you can minimize the consequences and jail time that could follow if you are picked up on the warrant. Please contact me if I can be of assistance.
Warrants show up on GCIC, which officers access when you are pulled over. I dont know about the drivers license officer in Lawrenceville, but the one in Gainesville is staffed by non officers and the one in Athens is loaded with State patrol. You will just take your chances. Best get the warrant taken care of asap. An experienced attorney could be able to get this resolved more quickly.
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I have had clients in similar circumstances not be arrested when they went to DMV. None have been yet, since 1985. But it can happen.
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