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i have an outstanding warrant (violation of misdeamenor probation)

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i have an outstanding warrant (violation of misdeamenor probation) which is keeping me from getting my social security benefits, the warrant is 5 and a half years old from tennesee i live in fla they will not extradite me because its a misdemeanor could an attorney get the warrant dismissed
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Criminal Lawyer: JB Umphrey, Lawyer replied 5 years ago
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I am sorry to learn of these circumstances. Please clarify: what's the nature of the probation violation(s)?
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Customer reply replied 5 years ago
i was on probation for simple possesion of marijana the violation was for failure to report and pay fines
Criminal Lawyer: JB Umphrey, Lawyer replied 5 years ago
Thank you.

When is the balance of the fines going to be paid in full?
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Customer reply replied 5 years ago
i can pay them anytime
Criminal Lawyer: JB Umphrey, Lawyer replied 5 years ago
Thank you. Your attorney will be in a far stronger position to petition the court for termination of probation and revocation of the warrant when the outstanding fines are paid off in full.

So, the answer to your question is, yes, an attorney that's local to the court could file a motion/petition for termination of probation once all other conditions have been satisfied.

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Customer reply replied 5 years ago
is the fact that the warrant is 5 years old a consideration
Criminal Lawyer: JB Umphrey, Lawyer replied 5 years ago
The age of the warrant is part of a consideration. The fact that you're out of state and won't be returning is a far bigger consideration. Also, the fact that you're not a threat to yourself or others.....you don't present a public safety risk.
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