Q: I was issued a citation that has 30 days to pay the citation or set up a court date. Can they put it on media
Saying I'm guilty or charged with even if I havnt paid citation or got court date set up??? Is there anything I can do to get that changes by police department?
A: Generally, most court records are public. But a person is presumed innocent until the claim made is proven or not at a trial, or with a plea. If a person has been charged with a violation, to say that person was charged would be accurate. But if a person has been charged with a violation that is still pending outcome, to say that person was convicted or guilty would be inaccurate.
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