I received tickest for driving while suspended and driving without insurance on 3/07/2012. The prosicutor reduced them to failure to change my address and failure to produce my insurance card on 04/05/2012. Today I received a notice from the same court, generated on 04/10/2012 that "the matters listed below have been rescheduled for 05/03/2012 for the original charges.
If i plead guilt to the plea agreement and have already begun paying the fines, how can I be retried for the original tickets.
I would have called the court, but they are not open
If the original charges were dismissed in exchange for your plea you should not be charged again for the original charges if tried by the sovereign. Contact an experienced criminal defense attorney.
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There was probably just a glitch in the computer system. If you pled guilty to the other charges, you will not be responsible for appearing in court again for the initial charges. Just call the court administrator tomorrow and explain what happened and she/he should be able to reassure you that you received the second notice accidentally and same should be disregarded.
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No you cannot be charged/tried twice. Based on what you describe this is most likely an error. Contact the court administrator. I suggest that in addition to calling them, that you put something in writing and asking them to do the same. This way you have some confirmation for your records.
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