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Question: I had a DUI in 2005. I thought everything was done. In 2014 the court issued a warrant for my arrest ( I found out because they suspended my concealed weapons license ) .I called the city court and they said it was over a DUI in 2005. I went to court , and the judge said I did not do 36 hours of alcohol treatment. I had receipts for traffic school, MADD school, level 1 school . The attorney I had, when I called him, said that a retired judge was going back thru all the DUI cases because Tucson was broke and was trying to get more money from everybody. Is this legal after 9 years?

Answer: This question involves facts very specific to your situation and should be discussed with an attorney. In general, once a court case is opened, it remains open until all parameters of the judgment have been satisfied. If those parameters are not met in a timely fashion, the judge can modify his ruling or extend the time at his discretion. But the requirement to adhere to the judges ruling does not expire. Any evidence presented to the court to demonstrate that a defendant performed his/her obligations should be preserved in the court's case file. These files are open to review. Contact the courthouse to find out the procedure for reviewing your file.

Question: I had a DUI in 2005. I thought everything was done. In 2014 the court issued a warrant for my arrest ( I found out because they suspended my concealed weapons license ) .I called the city court and they said it was over a DUI in 2005. I went to court , and the judge said I did not do 36 hours of alcohol treatment. I had receipts for traffic school, MADD school, level 1 school . The attorney I had, when I called him, said that a retired judge was going back thru all the DUI cases because Tucson was broke and was trying to get more money from everybody. Is this legal after 9 years?

Answer: This question involves facts very specific to your situation and should be discussed with an attorney. In general, once a court case is opened, it remains open until all parameters of the judgment have been satisfied. If those parameters are not met in a timely fashion, the judge can modify his ruling or extend the time at his discretion. But the requirement to adhere to the judges ruling does not expire. Any evidence presented to the court to demonstrate that a defendant performed his/her obligations should be preserved in the court's case file. These files are open to review. Contact the courthouse to find out the procedure for reviewing your file.

Question: I had a DUI in 2005. I thought everything was done. In 2014 the court issued a warrant for my arrest ( I found out because they suspended my concealed weapons license ) .I called the city court and they said it was over a DUI in 2005. I went to court , and the judge said I did not do 36 hours of alcohol treatment. I had receipts for traffic school, MADD school, level 1 school . The attorney I had, when I called him, said that a retired judge was going back thru all the DUI cases because Tucson was broke and was trying to get more money from everybody. Is this legal after 9 years?

Answer: This question involves facts very specific to your situation and should be discussed with an attorney. In general, once a court case is opened, it remains open until all parameters of the judgment have been satisfied. If those parameters are not met in a timely fashion, the judge can modify his ruling or extend the time at his discretion. But the requirement to adhere to the judges ruling does not expire. Any evidence presented to the court to demonstrate that a defendant performed his/her obligations should be preserved in the court's case file. These files are open to review. Contact the courthouse to find out the procedure for reviewing your file.

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  • I had a DUI in 2005. I thought everything was done. In 2014 the court issued a warrant for my arrest ( I found out because they suspended my concealed weapons license ) .I called the city court and they said it was over a DUI in 2005. I went to court , and the judge said I did not do 36 hours of alcohol treatment. I had receipts for traffic school, MADD school, level 1 school . The attorney I had, when I called him, said that a retired judge was going back thru all the DUI cases because Tucson was broke and was trying to get more money from everybody. Is this legal after 9 years?
  • I had a DUI in 2005. I thought everything was done. In 2014 the court issued a warrant for my arrest ( I found out because they suspended my concealed weapons license ) .I called the city court and they said it was over a DUI in 2005. I went to court , and the judge said I did not do 36 hours of alcohol treatment. I had receipts for traffic school, MADD school, level 1 school . The attorney I had, when I called him, said that a retired judge was going back thru all the DUI cases because Tucson was broke and was trying to get more money from everybody. Is this legal after 9 years?
  • I had a DUI in 2005. I thought everything was done. In 2014 the court issued a warrant for my arrest ( I found out because they suspended my concealed weapons license ) .I called the city court and they said it was over a DUI in 2005. I went to court , and the judge said I did not do 36 hours of alcohol treatment. I had receipts for traffic school, MADD school, level 1 school . The attorney I had, when I called him, said that a retired judge was going back thru all the DUI cases because Tucson was broke and was trying to get more money from everybody. Is this legal after 9 years?

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