I was given a ticket for dwls 3rd degree and it was my first offense. At my arriagnment i pleaded not guilty and decided to fight it pro se. I have a meeting with the prosecutor today. The notification of my suspension was sent to an old address and I have proof from the court that it was never delivered to me. WIll this be enough to get the charges dismissed?
My hesitation is that I recently moved to Washington and had not got a new drivers license in Washington. They sent the notification to my old states address( the address on my license). I'm guessing theres a law that required me to get a Washington license, and since I did not have a washington license this could be used as a valid reason the county failed to notify me of my suspension. Although, I did give the officer my new address at the time of the citation.
Thanks for the quick response! That's unfortunate. However, I can certainly better frame my conversation with the prosecutor with this information. Any advice on tactics to approach a plea bargain with the prosector?
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