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Municipal Court has jurisdiction over juveniles and minors for certain traffic, alcohol, penal code, tobacco, educational code, city ordinance, and other fine only offenses.
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Local Rules for the Court & Courtroom Rules for Trial
Face coverings and social distancing is encouraged for individuals experiencing symptoms of COVID or other contagious illness.
Please adhere to the following rules when appearing before the court.
- No firearms, knives or other weapons.
- No audio or video recording.
- Cell phones must remain on silent-mode.
- No food, drink or gum.
- No tobacco products.
- No caps, hats or bandanas.
- No sunglasses.
- No shorts, ripped clothing or sleeveless shirts.
- No indecent, obscene, racist, offensive or profane language or graphics.
- No gestures, facial expressions or sounds indicating approval or disapproval.
CLICK THE RULES BELOW TO VIEW THE LOCAL RULES OF THE COURT & COURTROOM RULES FOR TRIAL:
Subpoenas are a court’s order for a witness to appear. If you have witnesses that you whish to testify on your behalf, you may request the court issue a subpoena.
3.1 REQUESTING A SUBPOENA TO BE ISSUED
To request issuance of a subpoena(s), defendants must make that request to the clerks’ office at least three weeks before trial.
3.2 INFORMATION REQUIRED TO ISSUE A SUBPOENA
Before the court can issue a subpoena, the request must include the name, address and telephone number of the witness. If you want the witness to bring evidence with him or her, you must specify the item the witness is to bring.
When the court serves a subpoena and the defendant is convicted, a $5.00 fee is added as costs of the court.
6.1 ANNOUNCEMENT HEARING
Before each jury trial, the court will conduct an Announcement Hearing so that the defendant has the opportunity to review all options. The defendants and their attorneys, if any, are required to appear at the Announcement Hearing.
6.2 NOTICE OF HEARING
When the court schedules the jury trial, the court will send notice of the trial date and the date of the Announcement Hearing.