If you received a citation and the ticket requires payment, you may have a warrant issued if you do not pay it.
They can take away your license and registration plus, over time you could owe more than you do now. A judgment simply doesn't go away and this sort of thing will haunt you for a long long time. If you failed to defend against this, then pay it, even if you pay it in small increments over time. If it wasn't your fault, then this would be something different.
If you have been cited and ordered to pay for the damage, you must pay or risk arrest.
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as another counselor state of the debt will follow you around. In fact in some cases when you receive a payout say for instance from insurance or a windfall of money that the state knows about the money that you owe the state whether it's a child support fines or judgments will immediately be removed from the amount to pay those fines judgments. ideally you should have called a lawyer to handle the case. But in retrospect your best bet is to simply pay the fine.
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