I have literally been calling every single day since I got the citation, because the officer who gave it to me said I need to call the number on the back of the citation to pay the fine, or schedule a court date, which I know I was in the wrong so I am just going to pay the fine. But they said it might take up to 14 days for it to be in the system, but it has been more than 14 days, it has been three weeks and it still says it's not in their files when I call and enter the citation number. How long do I have to keep calling? Is there a chance the citation didn't even get entered? Do i need to keep calling for the rest of my life, or is there a point where I can stop calling and forget about the citation? Help? Thank you so much in advanced
I would say call twice a week for the next couple of weeks and you'll find it in the system Im sure. Being "in the wrong" doesn't mean you pay the citation. Call a lawyer and obtain a consultation before you convict yourself.
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Sometimes local cops and state troopers take forever to get citations submitted. It will likely get into the system eventually. If not, then all the better for you. You don't need to call every day. Once it's in the system, I think they give you around 20 days to pay or appear.
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