What if i don't appear in front of the court at designated time and make my plead for a speeding ticket in Texas?
Thank you in advance.
3 attorney answers
BEST thing to do is just call the court and ask those questions. Each court is ran differently. Many do accept mailings but call and check first. The court coordinators can be very helpful even to us lawyers.
If that doesn't work then call a local attorney and have them make an appearance on your behalf.
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Don't just skip court, it will result in a warrant and possibly a new ticket for failing to appear.
As noted above your ticket should have info about your options; pick one that keeps this from becoming a conviction.
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The ticket itself may contain the information you seek regarding a plea. Contact the court if you have a scheduling conflict but avoiding the trip may involve a guilty plea and payment of the fine