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Q: I got pulled over in a "school zone" that the flashing lights were off and i didn't know kids were present due to covid

and received a ticket but the officer didn't ask me to sign it on the paper or on an electronic device. Does that mean an automatic dismissal in court since i wasn't asked to sign? Thank you

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Sep 18, 2020

No. That is only an acknowledgement of the Citation instead of Arrest. You will need to go to Court in a respectful manner. Be polite about the lack of signature.

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Q: Got a ticket for speeding .The court date said 5/29/20. But courts were closed for Covid so I didn’t appear. What now?

I have tried calling the number on the ticket but no answer and there is no amount to pay on the ticket or way to pay on their website, it just says call

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Jul 7, 2020

Start calling Court Clerks starting with the General Sessions Court of the County you were stopped in. Then you might try City Courts where the stop occurred. If the Ticket is not paid, you could go to jail and/or lose your TN DL. You may have to call the Circuit Court Clerk of that County.... Read more »

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