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Country: United States of America
State: Indiana

I got a noise ordinance fine a couple of years ago. I didnt go to court because I moved before the summons got there. Now I have a warrant for that county and I need to know what I'm in for. What does an infraction followed by failure to appear in court end up with as far as penalties. I want to take care of it but if it means I will be in jail then there's no deal. They tell me to pay them a bond and then go to court but what will happen in court? I thought they would give me a fine anywhere up to $500 but can jail time accompany that even if you dont have a record? I'm really distressed and just found this out today.

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They are not normally going to give jail time for a noise issue, especially if you voluntarily appear to resolve this-
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