How canI resolve issues with an old DUI from another state?

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How canI resolve issues with an old DUI from another state?

I got a DUI in CA 5 years ago. I paid the fine but never did the community service or the DUI class for the DMV. I now reside in CO and want to know if it’s possible to resolve these issues without having to return to CA.

Asked on September 4, 2011 under Criminal Law, Colorado

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Answered 10 years ago | Contributor

The best way to resolve your drunk driving conviction in California five plus years ago where you did not not do the required community service work or attend the required classes for the offense is to retain a California criminal defense attorney to see what the current situation is concerning your offense (ascertain any outstanding bench warrants against you for failure to complete the terms of your conviction).

Depending upon what the criminal defense attorney finds out about the status of completing the terms of your sentence, you might be able to take the required classes in Colorado as well as do the community service work in that state and not need to return to California for any future court hearings.


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