Q: If I just got a ticket in Detroit , 36th district, when will my court date be, the officer told me to show up in court
He told he would reduce my ticket for disregard a red light to impeding traffic, so no points
A: The ticket has a date, or a certain number of days, in which to respond. It is inserted about three quarters of the way down the main part of the ticket. It is on a line that starts "Appearance date on or before _______" There should be a set of instructions that are titled "Civil Infraction - Read Carefully". They are either on the back of the ticket or on a continuation page below the main part of the ticket. Follow the instructions. Ask for an Informal Hearing. Sincerely, Frank B. Ford
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