i was issued an overspeeding ticket in 2015 and i did not appear in the court.i saw it today that an arrest warrant has been issued for me...shall i pay for the ticket now to get out of this trouble or what should i do?
It is advisable to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to handle this for you.
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Paying the ticket, and having a conviction on your record, is one way to deal with the arrest warrant, but there are other options.
You can post a cash bond in the amount of the warrant. This gets you back to square one. Whatever the outcome of the case you could get some or all of the bond back; if you miss any court date or deadline you will lose all your bond. Some courts have "off docket" courts where you can walk in and get a resolution. So long as you behave they won't arrest you on the spot just for trying to take care of business. You can also hire a lawyer; lawyers can post an attorney's bond to get the case back on track, and can also represent you as well.
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