thx for reading...
to cut the long story short...
was cought shoplifting some merchandise worth 30$ from a retail store.gave the correct name and address, but wrong dob.payed the civil demand.cops involved.court date in jan1week.
no money, so not appointing a lawyer. from another country and here on a visa.
what might happen if i just dont go to the court. planning to leave the city and move to a different state.will they be able to track me down. and will they for a merchandise of 30$????
first offence and the last too...clean record before. never ran into police , this is the first time.
please suggest me what to do.and if i plan to go to the court , will they convict me ?or just any community service. will i be allowed to move out of the country, state when on probation.
never been photographd or finger printed.
please let me know what to expect if i go to the court and if i dont go to the court.