I am going to go ahead and answer. Do not accept if not satisfied. Again, sorry for the delay as it was out of my control. These fines need to be determine whether they are a result of the original court date and DUI or the missed court Date that is understandable and out of your control.
It would appear this is the fine imposed by his no show for the first date. The court rendered a verdict and fine it would appear for not showing. This needs to be explained but most likely he will be held liable for paying this. Honest mistake or not he did have a valid court date for the dui of which he did not show.
He is subject to arrest at anytime prior to turning himself in. He has an outstanding warrant as you now know. Most likely this is a bench warrant issued by the courts.
If he missed the first date by simple oversight attempt to convince the courts of such. I seriously doubt that they will allow such for the first date and hold him liable for such. Thus the fine.
In regards XXXXX XXXXX second no show. This was not his mistake and you need to take all documents to the courts to show the error in mailing. This may be able to be tossed out.
I strongly suggest due to your states stringent DUI laws to retain council to be with him on surrender to the police. The attorney can better assist in the charges, additional charges and speak with the DA in removing some of the charges and possibly the fine. But again, this appears to be from the courts due to his "No Show". A serious violation in reality. Thus the warrant for his arrest.
Again, do not accept if not satisfied. I am again sorry for the delay last night but it was beyond my control. Please reply if needed. I have an appointment at 10 cst and will be back on around 11:30 cst if I have not heard from you before these times.
Thank you for being patient.
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