Q: I got pulled over and I dont have a license. If I get it before court, do I still have to pay the fine
A: You will most likely still have to pay a fine of some sort, however having your license in hand on the day of court will help reduce these consequences. You can hope the court merely assesses the administrative fine associated with fix-it tickets, rather than any license issue fines (would save a few bucks).
A: There maybe a couple of violations alleged. Appearing before the court or not is necessarily related to whether or not you have to pay. If you fail to appear, then it gets worse. So you need to appear or have an attorney appear. If this is a non-criminal infraction, then you may be able to pay without appearing, however, hiring an attorney is probably going to save you money overall.
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