Cleveland, TN asked in Traffic Tickets for Tennessee

Q: I paid a child restraint ticket. Can i still go to court date and talk with the judge?

I paid a child restraint ticket this morning and was charged $175.00 1st offense. I looked up the cost for TCA 55-9-602 and it stated that the fine was $50.00. I went back in and ask the clerk why it was so high she really never came up with a understandable answer. I told her I wanted to keep my court date in Jan. She said she could not void the payment. My question is can I still go to court and talk with the judge? Thank you.

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Anthony M. Avery
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  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: You have already pled guilty. Within ten days of your plea, you might move to set aside your plea. Hire an attorney if this goes further.

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