I received a traffic citation in Tx in 2000 for rolling through a stop sign and failure to appear. Now, 15 years later, the Court has issued a hold on my license in OK and has a 1400.00 charge. I am told that I cannot make any payment arrangements for this fine. Is there any way to resolve this issue as I am not able to return there to appear in court.
While I am not licensed in Texas, my immediate reaction would be to consult with a local attorney in the jurisdiction that cited you in 2000. If it is a simple municipal citation (which it sounds like), there is a strong potential that a local attorney may be able to resolve the matter for you.
Many times the potential resolutions of a traffic ticket change upon retaining an attorney- IE, while you may be being told payment arrangements are not an option, a knowledgable local attorney may have luck getting something worked out.
I would do this ASAP- Oklahoma can restrict your license privileges until the hold is lifted in Texas because of the interstate compact.
Talk to an attorney that is licensed in Texas. In many jurisdictions your attorney can appear for you and work out a case. However, you may have no choice other than to appear if there has been an outstanding warrant for so long. An attorney from the local area should be able to assist you.
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