Court Appearances

Required Court Appearances

Your first appearance is to enter your plea, the law requires you to appear in court on your case. If you were issued a citation, your appearance date is noted at the bottom of the citation. You or your attorney may appear in person, in open court, by mail, *except for juveniles (under 17 years of age) and *minors charged with an alcohol offense (under 21 years of age). When you make your appearance by mail, the court must receive your plea before your scheduled appearance date and the court will notify you by mail at the address provided on your citation. 
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*Juveniles (under 17 years of age) are required by law to appear in person and with a parent or legal guardian before the Judge.

*Minors (under 21 years of age) charged with any type of alcohol offense are required to appear in person before the Judge.

Notice of Right to Discovery

You have the right to request from the State (prosecutor) all documents, items, and information regarding your case that is in the possession of the State; and the State is required to provide you with the documents, items and information requested. YOU WAIVE YOUR RIGHT TO DISCOVERY WHEN YOU PAY THE FINE.