What You Need To Know...

Failure to Appear

If you fail to appear in court as ordered, the court will issue a warrant for your arrest and you can be jailed and/or fined. This applies to summons to appear through charges and subpoenas as well.

Name and Address

Do not use nicknames or an alias. Use the same spelling as listed on documents related to the case and ensure spelling on the documents is correct. If they are not, please advise the court of the correct spelling.

Provide the court with your current address

Dress Code

Appropriate dress is required. No obscene slogans on clothing, hats. Shirt and shoes are required.

What to bring?

If you have the following items, bring them with you to court:

  • Proper identification (driver's license, passport)
  • Your copy of the citation or court documents received from the court
  • Any receipts regarding your case (i.e., bond receipts, cash bail receipts, etc.)
  • Any documents which prove compliance with the judge's orders and/or sentencing

Payment of Fines

The City accepts all forms of payments; however, credit/debit cards will be subject to a service charge collected by the City's credit card processing vendor.

CELL PHONES are to be turned OFF at all times during court.