If I have a failure to appear charge for a driving on a suspended license but paid all tickets and fines, do I still have to appear in court?

Asked on February 4, 2013 under Criminal Law, Florida


MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

You have to appear in court because the charge is separate from the fines. You need to find out if the court will add points to your driving record and whether the suspension will be longer/extended or if your license will be revoked. You need to be able to talk to the court and see if you can minimize the damages from this.

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