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If I was in jail and never received a summons, what can I do?

Asked on Nov 30th, 2018 on Criminal Law - South Carolina
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I was in jail and while I was there I didnt receive a court summons. Just received a letter saying I was supposed to be in court and I wasnt now I'm subject to arrest if I dont pay fines.
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Answered on Dec 04th, 2018 at 11:40 AM
The letter was notice to appear in Court.  You must have some idea of the charge against you.  At present it appears that this fine is for contempt of Court, which means you did not show up for your Court date. This answer neither constitutes legal advice nor creates an attorney/client relationship. Dr. Michael G. Sribnick, Esq. criminal defense attorney with offices in Charleston and Columbia, S.C. Michael G. Sribnick, M.D., J.D., LLC

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