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whats the penalty not showing up for court if your a state

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Generally, the court will issue a bench warrant for your arrest. You could be found to be in contempt of court and be fined or incarerated for a period of time. I hope you have a really good excuse why you were not present at the appointed time -- like a car accident! Otherwise, you might be in serious trouble.

 

 

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