What happens if you fail to handle a traffic citation in Georgia
Do not avoid handling a traffic citation. You do not want to face a Failure to Appear Bench Warrant or, worse yet, miss out on a job promotion years later due to an outstanding traffic citation. We are here to help you!
Failure to Appear Bench WarrantsWhat happens if you do not pay your ticket in Georgia? If you forget to pay a traffic ticket in Georgia, or do not show up to contest the ticket on your appointed court date, a "Failure to Appear" bench warrant will be issued for your arrest and eventually, if you do not take care of the ticket fine payment or contact the court, this will report to the Georgia Department of Driver Services. The authorities may be come to your house to serve a failure to appear bench warrant. However, the next time you are stopped for a traffic offense they will nab you. Now days police have license plate readers that aids them in locating folks with old warrants etc. You may walk out of Walmart and the police officer waits for you to drive away then stops you. If you feel you are in this situation, your best course of action is to contact an attorney for the best solution prior to your court hearing.
Do Not Put Yourself in Jeopardy of Losing a Job Promotion or Missing a Job OpportunityOur attorneys can help you clear up old outstanding citations and failure to appear bench warrants. Old outstanding traffic tickets from 10 to 30 years ago may keep you from getting a job promotion or getting a professional business license or driver's license. Yes, we have cleared up outstanding traffic tickets that were 30 years old but showed up in the government's computer system during a background investigation and created issues jeopardizing a job promotion.