Why You Should Hire An Atlanta Traffic Lawyer To Help With Your Failure To Appear Traffic Ticket
If you have received a traffic citation, contact Atlanta Traffic Ticket Defense Lawyer Sean Goldstein today. A failure to appear has major consequences and hiring Goldstein Law Group will ensure that you do not receive a FTA.
Oftentimes, a person has completely forgotten they have a FTA until they are in fact arrested. If you have already received a FTA, you need to try to resolve the situation as quickly as possible. Call Atlanta Traffic Ticket Defense Lawyer Sean Goldstein today at (678) 757-5529 to discuss your best course of action or contact us online at Goldstein Law Group.
Georgia Failure to Appear Traffic Ticket Laws and Statutes
§ 40-13-63. Penalty for Failure to Appear
The willful failure of any person to appear in accordance with the written promise contained on the citation and complaint and served upon such person shall constitute an offense which shall be punishable by fine in an amount not to exceed $200.00 or by confinement in jail for a period not to exceed three days.
What Happens If You Fail To Appear In Court In Georgia
- The court may impose a fine for your failure to appear, and if you have multiple traffic tickets, separate fines could be imposed for each ticket
- Georgia Regulation 375-3-3-.12 mandates that a person who fails to appear in court for a traffic citation will have their driver’s license suspended
- The judge will likely issue a warrant for your arrest and you run the risk of being arrested if you are stopped by the police again
If you received a failure to appear traffic ticket in Atlanta, or anywhere in the State of Georgia including Gwinnett County, Dekalb County, Fulton County, Cobb County, or Douglas County, or in the cities of Atlanta, Alpharetta, Brookhaven, Chamblee, Doraville, Douglasville, Dunwoody, Duluth, Johns Creek, Lawrenceville, Marietta, Norcross, Roswell, Sandy Springs, or Suwanee, call us at (678) 757-5529 for a free consultation.