On a criminal case, the complaint is the charging document for the DWI and the summons is a notice of appearance in the court
to enter a plea. No written answer is given and your relative does not want to make ANY statements at all about the incident, they want to get an attorney as they have a right to one and a right to not incriminate themselves under the 5th Amendment. Once the plea is entered they can file a motion to dismiss depending upon the sufficiency of the evidence presented by the prosecution, but this is not done right away in a criminal case, the arraignment occurs first and then the attorney can request a probable cause
hearing and based on that hearing, there could be a motion to dismiss filed.
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