Grant St Julian III's answer Failure to Appear and Violate Promise to Appear are separate offenses. The $200 maximum fine for class c misdemeanors does not include court costs, late, warrant, or collection fees. Call a local lawyer to see what can be done. Good luck.
Grant St Julian III's answer Theft cases can be enhanced to felony status regardless of the value of the property allegedly stolen if the defendant has two or more previous theft convictions. The decision to enhance charges is made by the DA, not the Judge. Warrants will remain outstanding until bonds are posted, you are arrested or the warrants are recalled by the Judge. Now is the time to borrow money from friends and family. Good luck.
Grant St Julian III's answer Retain a criminal defense attorney to defend you in the criminal case, and retain a personal injury attorney to file a civil claim against the hospital. Talk with a local attorney as soon as you can in order to preserve any surveillance footage that may be available. Good luck.
Grant St Julian III's answer Deferred disposition is discretionary with the Court, so a Judge does not HAVE to grant it even if the DA recommends it, (i.e., no law was broken). That being said, there is no State Law that prohibits deferred on a no insurance citation, Call a local attorney.
Tammy Lyn Wincott's answer To be certain of what your options are you need to consult in-person with an attorney. Generally speaking, you do not acquire property by making payments on someone else's debt.
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