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Why was a Court Hearing set in my old Seattle Municipal DUI case?

Generally, it means you did not complete something (community service hours, alcohol/drug treatment, DUI Victims Panel, work crew, jail) or did something new that you were not supposed to do. (i.e. ...
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Will my case automatically close after the probation period?

Not necessarily. You should always check with your DUI attorney or with the Court Clerk to make sure your case is timely closed. I have had many cases just stay open because of administrative inertia. ...
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How long can I expect to be on probation for a DUI conviction?

Up to five years. Most Washington State Judges will impose the "full" five years (60 months), although occasionally I have seen Judges on 1st offense DUI's impose only 2-3 years. ...
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What's the difference between "active" probation and compliance?

Active probation is where you are ordered to report to probation. You will have to meet with a probation officer of the specific Court on a regular basis. (typically monthly - the frequency of ...
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Why was a Court Hearing set in my old DUI case?

Generally, it is when you violate the conditions of your DUI or Physical Control probation. The same would apply even if you received a reduction to Reckless or Negligent Driving. The sentencing Court ...
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