Going to court over an unpaid parking ticket (Not click-bait)

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Hey.
I came here from b.net after a few Floods invited me. None of them post on either b.net nor here anymore, which is sad. I was still active on b.net until for some bizarre reason, b.net admins locked out people who have not played Destiny. Even if you wanted to post on the offtopic section. After that, I fully moved here and have not returned to b.net since.
Please come play Halo with me.
Plot-twist: I never got the ticket. I DID pay the blokes to get my car un-clamped.

I had two cops show up at my doorstep handing me a final warning notice over non-payment and asked to hand over 80€ or go to court.

The letter has all the correct info, my name, license plate, etc.

So I called the office that handles fines and apparently they sent a ticket by mail to my address - but the mail here is a 4/10 and often things just don't reach their destination. Luckily, this is my strongest argument. When I paid my car tax, I never got the appropriate paper work. (It still did not arrive). I had to write to the office and request it again. I have this exchange on my email account and can show that the local post is unreliable.


The person on the other end tells me they can't help me and I need to go to court or pay the final warning fee of 80.

So here I am, lube-ing up for 'You honour'.

TL;DR
Cops hand me a final warning for a ticket I did not receive / know about. Now going to court to shit on the postal service and try to pay the smaller fine (40€).