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Failure to Appear in Court

Reference Number: MTAS-308
Tennessee Code Annotated
Reviewed Date: September 06, 2017
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Every court experiences the problem of defendants who fail to appear in court or satisfy a citation prior to court. Traffic violators who fail to appear are fairly easy to deal with, but other ordinance violators are more difficult.

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