New Albany, IN asked in Traffic Tickets for Indiana

Q: I got pulled over and the cop told me look in the mail for a citation, but never had me sign anything. Will I get one?

He told me he had to draw up the paperwork and that he would have it sent to my address and to be looking for it so I know when to go to court, but he never had me sign anything at all. I thought you had to sign a citation so they know that you will be there. Was he letting me go without telling me or will I still get one if I didn’t sign anything?

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A: I can't answer for sure whether or not you'll get one but as a general rule I'd argue best practice here would be to go ahead and contact the police station or local court clerk to see if one was issued. It seems to me it'd be worse and probably more expensive on you missing court dates/fee deadlines rather than taking care of everything on the front end. Good luck!

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