Atlanta, GA asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Tennessee

Q: Help! I have a misdemeanor charge for theft under 1,000 along with my husband who also has a traffic ticket case too.

I missed my court date by oversleeping and now I’m scared. My husband has to pay $650 for restitution and the problem is over but we missed showing up and I don’t know what to do. My husband will be paid tomorrow morning and we plan to pay the restitution but I don’t want to go to jail or do time. I couldn’t even handle 8 hours… let alone 10 days in there… please me and my husband out. We just want to pay and drop it..

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Cayley Turrin
Cayley Turrin
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Franklin, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: You need to hire an attorney to talk with the State about lifting the fta warrant.

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