IN THE CIRCUIT
COURT OF CAMDEN COUNTY
STATE OF MISSOURI
OF RIGHTS IN MUNICIPAL DIVISION
I understand that I have the following
rights including the right to plead not guilty:
1. The right to be fully advised of the nature
of the charges against me.
2. The right to be represented by an attorney.
3. If I am indigent and court not afford an
attorney I may be able to have an attorney appointed to represent me.
4. The right to a trial or
a trial by jury of 12 people and all 12 jurors would have to find me guilty
before I could be found guilty.
5. The right to bring witnesses to testify on my
behalf at a trial.
6. The right to subpoena witnesses (to order
them to appear at trial) to testify on my behalf.
7. The right to remain
silent at trial, not be forced to testify if I did not want to testify and my
silence could not be used against me.
8. At trial I would be presumed innocent and the
City would have to prove that I am guilty beyond a reasonable doubt at trial.
9. If I had a trial and I would found guilty I
have the right to appeal the decision to the Associate Circuit Court in Camden
county and could have a new trial.
10. If I plead guilty or am found guilty, I may
present evidence of my financial situation for the Court to consider in
determining my ability to pay fines and/or court costs and to establish payment
I have been fully advised
of the charges against me and I have been advised of the range of punishment is
a fine and court costs up to $225.00 for minor traffic violations, or a fine
between $1.00 up to a maximum of $500.00 and/or 1 days in jail to a maximum of
90 days in jail.
am aware that my plea of guilty could expose me to enhancement of criminal
penalties in the event I face any similar charges in the future, and that such
plea of guilty will expose me to such other administrative or statutory
requirements pertaining to my driving privileges as may be imposed by the Court
or the Department of Revenue.