Info for those that got drug related tickets

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Info for those that got drug related tickets

Postby hazertag » Tue Sep 24, 2013 2:46 pm

Just spoke with the courts, and the 30-day window to pay is not as concrete as the officer likely made it seem. The 30-day window is not a pay-or-fight it(guilty-plead not guilty) hard date. Rather, this is just the date at which a court date will be sent to you in the mail.

YOU HAVE UNTIL YOUR COURT DATE TO DECIDE WETHER OR NOT YOU ARE GOING TO FIGHT THE TICKET.

I confirmed with the court that there are NO consequences (long or short term) to paying after the 30-day window but before the court date. Obviously if you dont pay and dont show up for your court date there will be consequences.

Just thought I would pass the info along to those who got ticketed and are trying to decide wether or not to fight the ticket.
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Re: Info for those that got drug related tickets

Postby danibel » Tue Sep 24, 2013 4:26 pm

Here is another helpful link for anyone that got a ticket at the event:

https://sites.google.com/site/lawyersforburners/
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Re: Info for those that got drug related tickets

Postby gyre » Tue Sep 24, 2013 8:49 pm

Some tickets in other states can be contested remotely.

I don't know if this applies in this case, but it may be worth checking.
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Re: Info for those that got drug related tickets

Postby hazertag » Thu Sep 26, 2013 7:53 am

I dont believe that is the case here. You can hire a lawyer to represent you so you dont have to travel. But as far as I know you or someone representing you has to physically be at court.
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Re: Info for those that got drug related tickets

Postby hazertag » Fri Dec 06, 2013 3:54 pm

Bump.

Wondering if anyone has had their court date yet and how it went. Pretty sure there was a round in November.
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