My friend was driving me to the airport in my car when we were pulled over by LAXPD. My car at the time had out of state license and was not properly placed. They gave him a ticket for driving the car in that condition and they gave me a ticket compelling me to fix the problem. My citation went to court and I had it all corrected, settled and paid. Now my friend has a warrant out for him cause he never sorted out his ticket, I thought that if I settled mine it would settle his. My question is, what can I do (if anything) to alleviate what he is being charged for? If I get my case number XXXXX shows that I corrected the problem, would that reduce the charges for my friend? If so, how do I go about getting that information.
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): California
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I certainly understand your concern. If a warrant was issued as a result of a defendant failing to appear, the defendant needs to retain an attorney or file himself, a motion to lift the capias and reset the court date. Once the court date is reset by the court, the defendant would need to appear and show evidence, that the violation was fixed. All proof that you have that you fixed the issue with the places, would need to be presented by him, to the court. If it has been corrected, this State would likely consider either dropping the charge(s) or imposing a fine and court costs.
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Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX most of it. Just one more question, how do I track down my case information if I do not have the case number XXXXX any of the paper work from it?
I would be happy to answer that. You would need to go to the clerk of courts, in the county where this was resolved. You would need to ask them to pull the court file for you and make you a certified copy of the disposition of the case, plus any other things out of the file, which you may want. They will charge you a nominal fees for this. Moreover, you can try going online to the clerks website and search your name under there, to see if the case information will appear. This will atleast allow you to obtain the case number, to give to the clerk. Please let me know if you have any other questions. If not, please rate my help with 3, ,4 or 5 faces/stars, so i can get credit. Thanks!
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