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I have been required to go to the city court clerk's office to set a court date for "Running a red light" and "Hit and run attended vehicle". I never received a written citation from the officers when they detained me on the violation date. What should I expect?
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Why am I being required to personally go to the clerk's office and not have it set over the phone? Do I need to expect arrest at that time? Officers detained me for suspicion of DUI, but I was never charged or taken to jail. They had the opportunity and didn't. I have never been charged, arrested, or convicted of the two cited violations and they never brought up DUI charges.
Traffic Lawyer: SoloLawyer, Attorney replied 2 years ago
It's impossible for me to know why they are having you go in person. I would find it extremely odd if you were arrested at that date. It may be too serve you a copy of the citations since you never receive them before. I would certainly speak to a local criminal defense attorney before you do anything.
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