Consequences of Missing a Court Appearance

10-Jan-2017
Generally, when people are formally charged with criminal offenses or when they receive traffic tickets, they will have to appear in court. Whether it's a speeding ticket (an infraction), a misdemeanor, or a felony offense, they will be required to appear before a judge. If you have a scheduled ...
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