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I have had two dui charges in california. The last one is a little over 2yrs. old. Iv'e finished court ordered work service as well as served the mandatory minimum sentence.. 5 days in jail. I have not been in troubble since but I have been dismissed from the OHS program (court ordered rehabilitaion ) twice now for lack of payment of the program fees. The second dismissal was recent so I have to go back to see the judge again to see if he will re-assign the program to me. I have a job that I need to keep and I don't want to have to serve more jail time but I don't know what options I have. Can someone please advise me of anything I can do.
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If this is the second time you have been dismissed from the program, I am afraid you better hope you have an understanding judge you can appeal to based on the fact that in this economy it is so hard to find a job that going to jail and losing your job should be considered by the judge, especially since the only reason for your dismissal was your economic inability to pay the fees. You should also plead with the court to waive the fees for you based on your financial condition, which you need to bring proof of to the court.


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