If you have a court appearance on 9/26 you likely can pay the fine at that point; you might even be able to work out an agreement for a reduced fine. Contact a local criminal defense attorney ASAP.
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Don't pay the fine. Hire an attorney. Paying the fine is pleading guilty to a misdemeanor. You may be able to avoid a conviction by hiring an attorney. In the long run, it will be money well spent. Good luck.
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I agree. There are better ways to handle this ticket in Mecklenburg County. Contact an attorney.
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It has to be paid before your court date if you are going to go "belly up" and not fight the case. You should however, fight the case as it is a criminal charge that will give you a criminal record if you "just pay it".
Depending on your past record there are options available to you in Mecklenburg, paying the fine is saying you are guilty, and you may be able to avoid that. Call an attorney familiar with Mecklenburg County.
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