If I missed my court date, what do I do?
Question Details: I had court over 2 weeks ago.
Contact the clerk of the court, explain what happened--hopefully, you have some decent reason or excuse--and ask, respectfully for a new court date. They may ask you to make your request in writing. For traffic court, typically if this was the first time you missed it, they will grant you a new date with no consequences or only a minimal consequence (maybe a small additional fine). Make the request now (Monday) before more time goes by.
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