The civil demand is completely different and does not affect the criminal case. On the other hand, improperly dealing with your criminal case could lead to automatic deportation. As a non citizen, you cannot be convicted or even plea under advisement to a crime of moral turpitude. I have handled dozens of these and can help you. Especially if its in Livonia, where I'm the VP of the Livonia bar association and know the court very well.
I agree with Tim and recommend him as counsel for you in this matter. Good luck!
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Normally I recommend against paying these.
Use the $200 to pay a lawyer instead.
You have additional baggage to deal with
as a non-citizen. As previously mentioned
contact the attorney listed for advice.
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