Q: I got charged with a misdemeanor(eluding), and my charges were dropped and I was to pay court costs. Y?
Now they issued a bench warrant with a cash bond ! Y do I need to pay if
charges was dropped?
A: If a case is dismissed by the State, they can refiles at any time until the Statute of Limitations has run. By paying the court costs it prevents them from ever refiling as it would be double jeopardy.
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