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Civil Misdemeanor

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Q1 If I pay my fine in advance or I am fined in court, will I have a criminal record?
Q2 How many false alarm citations may I receive without losing my permit?
Q3 If I am fined in court, how long do I have to pay the ticket?
Q4 If I do not come to court, will the cost of my citation increase?
Q5 Why do I have to pay the court cost if I am fined or if my case was dismissed?
Q6 Why do I have to post my alarm registration sticker on the front of my business or residence?
Q7 Why is the cost of the alarm citation less than the normal misdemeanor citation?
Q8 How long do I have to file an appeal on a Civil Misdemeanor?