Your citation is due 20 days from the date the citation was issued. Your appearance or response date is located below your signature line on the citation. Please allow at least 48 hours for your citation to be filed with the court before information can be given. You must notify the court either in person or in writing your intentions on your citation.
Juveniles must appear in court with a parent or legal guardian. The court will notify the juvenile and their parent/legal guardian of a scheduled court date by mail.
PHONE CALLS DO NOT CONSTITUTE APPEARANCE.
Failure to respond to your citation within 20 days from the date the citation was issued may result in a:
- Warrant for your arrest and an additional $50 fee will be assessed.
- Sent to a collection agency and additional fees added to your case.
If you feel you are not guilty and desire a trial, you may request a court date by filling out the “Requesting a Court Date form” (see Forms) and mailing or emailing the form to the court on or before your appearance date or you may appear in person during normal business hours. You will be notified by mail when to appear for your court date. If your address is different from the one listed on your citation, please, provide the court with your correct address.
Nothing contained herein is intended to be nor should be construed as legal advice and should not be relied upon as such.