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PLEA IN ABSENTIA – OUT OF TOWN / DEPLOYED CLIENTS

Many of my clients do not live here in the Savannah area. Some don’t even want to come back after their arrest. Don’t worry, because I resolve many client’s case without them coming back to court through a plea in absentia.

The plea in absentia is a document that permits a client’s attorney to present a two page affidavit to the court in the client’s absence. This documents sets forth the following:

  • the charges against the client
  • the rights given up by pleading guilty or no contest
  • the terms of the plea agreement
  • satisfaction with attorney services

Pleas in absentia are only for misdemeanors or city ordinance violations. If you are charged with a felony, you more than likely will have to come back to court with your lawyer unless something is worked out ahead of time.

The one downside to a plea in absentia is that the court generally requires the entire fine amount at the time the plea is entered into court. Normally, a defendant has the life of probation to pay any a fine. If you can afford it, then a plea in absentia is a viable option for you if you live out of town.

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CONVENIENT LOCATIONS Throughout the Southeast

402 West Trade Street,
Suite 112
Charlotte, NC

704-862-4177 get directions

2008 Whitaker Street
Savannah, GA 31401

912-732-0249 get directions

306 North Main Street,
Suite 1B
Hinesville, GA 31313

912-200-5233 get directions

25 Clarks Summit Drive,
Suite 102
Bluffton, SC 29910

843-420-1555 get directions

402 West Trade Street,
Suite 112
Charlotte, NC

704-862-4177 get directions

2008 Whitaker Street
Savannah, GA 31401

912-732-0249 get directions

306 North Main Street,
Suite 1B
Hinesville, GA 31313

912-200-5233 get directions

25 Clarks Summit Drive,
Suite 102
Bluffton, SC 29910

843-420-1555 get directions
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