Mandatory Appearances

The following require a mandatory appearance in Court regardless of where you reside. Your court date is shown on the face of your citation.

Mandatory Court Appearances

  • All other non-traffic offenses
  • Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor
  • Driving While Under the Influence
  • Fictitious Plates or Registration
  • If an accident occurred
  • If you wish to plead Not Guilty
  • Petit Larceny
  • Possession of Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Reckless or Careless Driving
  • Suspended or Revoked Driver's License
  • Unlicensed Driver

What Happens if you Fail to Appear

If you fail to appear on your court date and you have not

  • Paid the full bail and/or
  • Paid the full bail and attended traffic school and/or
  • Shown proof of insurance or registration

The Judge will order a bench warrant for your arrest. At that time, a notice will be sent to your department of motor vehicles requesting the suspension of your driver's license. Any money ultimately owed to the Court will be increased considerably.