Can Imove out of stateifI recently was charged with a DUI even though I have not yet received my citation?

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Can Imove out of stateifI recently was charged with a DUI even though I have not yet received my citation?

I was in a single car accident in which I went off the road. I was caught on a DUI with an alcohol level of 0.123. My company had previously arranged for me to move out of state for work purposes which is to start in about 2 weeks. Can I still make this move even though I have not got any citation from the police? I already have set up with the post office to forward all my mail to my new address.

Asked on March 5, 2012 under Criminal Law, Pennsylvania

Answers:

Kevin Bessant / Law Office of Kevin Bessant & Associates

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

At this point, if you have not gotten a citiation or been arraigned, you are free to move. By blowing a .12, in most cases you would have been arrested and given a court date to appear on the dui charge. But if this has not happened, I would pay close attention to your mail and be certaint to appear in court if and when the citiation arrives so no warrant will be issued against you for missing court.


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