Q: Is a court order valid if it uses an incorrect case number?
Failure to pay court fines resulting in the suspension of my license. I was released from probation despite not paying the court $324 and now the order to suspend my license has a case number that doesn't match the number from the court's website or the number from my personal documents.
A: You could contest the suspension of your license, but before anything else is done I expect that the case number on the order will be corrected. If you are charged with driving with a suspended license, the charges will stick, in my opinion. You received a copy of the order and knew about it. So yes, the order is valid.
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