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Good afternoon. I certainly understand the situation and your concern. The first step is curing the problem and paying whatever fee is owed. Then, you want to explain to the court and show good cause, as to why you did not appear. If you simply did not get the letter, you need to advise the Judge of the same. Moreover, you want to explain the steps you took, to cure all this, once you did find out there was an issue and that it was remedied. Jailing someone for this seems extreme, when the failure to appear was not intentional.