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my fiance is currently being held at OPP in lieu of a no bond

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my fiance is currently being held at OPP in lieu of a no bond warrant issued in 2002 for fines and fees not paid due to a 1at offense possesion arrest. he has a court date scheduled for 8-03-12. i need to know what the possible outcome would be and/or if i paid the 546.00 fine would he be released without having to go to court?
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I am sorry to learn of your experience. Please clarify: did the court clerk confirm that the only money due/unpaid is $546?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Thank you. He will have to go to court no matter what. That's what no bond means. He most certainly will have to pay the $546. You can go to the court and pay that, now, if you want to. It will put him in the best possible light for the judge.

The judge will also have the discretion to punish him for contempt for ignoring the past court order. That punishment may result in an increased fine amount (it may not, but it could).

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