Q: Could I just go pay the ticket with no issues? or what/how should I approach this?
I got into an accident, which I was in fault, and I was given a ticket for "driving too close" I honestly forgot about to ticket and now its over due.
A: You can pay it but a conviction would stay on your record. It may be worth filing a motion to vacate to bring it back into court and attempt to remove the conviction or possibly have it dismissed (if set for trial and the other party does not show up). An attorney can assist.
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A: If it is overdue, it is likely a conviction was entered against you and a fine. Your choice is to take the conviction and pay the fine, or file a Motion to Vacate Ex Parte Judgment , give proper notice to the prosecutor and appear in court on the scheduled hearing date for your Motion. You could also hire an attorney to assist you with this matter.
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