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A slight scriverner error in the spelling of your name is XXXXX XXXXX to invalidate the summons. I can tell you that in over 10 years of being in court as a paregal, law clerk and now lawyer, I have only ever seen one ticket dismissed for such errors, and it was because just about everything except the officer's name was wrong on it.
As for your unavailability, I would suggest you contact the court immediately and explain you were issued a summons but already have plans to be out of the country at that time, have made your reservations, etc., and need to reschedule.
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