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a person is arrested for dwi including a minor, non-injury accident and is released on 'pre-trial release' bail - niether the defendant, nor an attorney representing the defendant, appears at the initial hearing and a warrant is issued for the defendant's arrest

the defendant is not again arrested - a couple of years later, the defendant contacts an attorney and begins the processs of resolving the warrant

- what would be the resolution process?
- would the possible penalties (after two years at large with an outstanding warrant) be any more severe?
- if the defendant lives abroad, is it possible to get exceptions for court appearances (on this kind of class b misdemeanor charge) if an attorney appears on their behalf?

[This message has been edited by mkb (edited February 19, 2000).]

[This message has been edited by mkb (edited February 19, 2000).]

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