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Question: I did a plea bargain 9 years ago on a DUI. The court put out a warrant on me, they said I did not complete 36 hours of alcohol treatment. My attorney, does not keep records over 5 years. Can the city court bring up this after 9 years and say it was a pending case?

Answer: Review the terms of the plea agreement, if you do not have a copy, contact the courts and ask if they have a copy on file. Also, ask the courts about the statute of limitations regarding prosecution for failing to complete the agreement. Contact a criminal defense attorney for more information relating to your specific case. The Maricopa County Bar Association offers a 30 minute consultation for $40.00. (602) 257-4434

Question: I did a plea bargain 9 years ago on a DUI. The court put out a warrant on me, they said I did not complete 36 hours of alcohol treatment. My attorney, does not keep records over 5 years. Can the city court bring up this after 9 years and say it was a pending case?

Answer: Review the terms of the plea agreement, if you do not have a copy, contact the courts and ask if they have a copy on file. Also, ask the courts about the statute of limitations regarding prosecution for failing to complete the agreement. Contact a criminal defense attorney for more information relating to your specific case. The Maricopa County Bar Association offers a 30 minute consultation for $40.00. (602) 257-4434

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  • I did a plea bargain 9 years ago on a DUI. The court put out a warrant on me, they said I did not complete 36 hours of alcohol treatment. My attorney, does not keep records over 5 years. Can the city court bring up this after 9 years and say it was a pending case?
  • I did a plea bargain 9 years ago on a DUI. The court put out a warrant on me, they said I did not complete 36 hours of alcohol treatment. My attorney, does not keep records over 5 years. Can the city court bring up this after 9 years and say it was a pending case?

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