Appearance in Court

Appearance Dates & Times

Court appearance dates and times are indicated on the citations. Please also be aware that:
  • If you have been released on bond, your appearance date is set on the bond. You should contact the court on or before the scheduled court date on your citation.
  • All juveniles must appear in open court with a parent or legal guardian.
  • If you fail to make prior arrangements or fail to appear in court on the appearance date, the court may issue a warrant for your arrest. You may also be charged with an additional offense of failure to appear.

Appearance Guidelines

In order to assure a safe and appropriate environment in the courtroom, you should wear appropriate attire and be well groomed. The following dress code must be followed when attending court sessions.
  1. You must wear shoes.
  2. No tank tops, muscle shirts, or shirts with obscene or derogatory pictures or phrases are allowed.
  3. No shorts or cut-offs are allowed.
  4. All shirts are to be tucked in.
  5. Caps or hats are to be removed when entering the courtroom.
  6. No weapons of any type are allowed in the courtroom.
  7. Purses, briefcases, backpacks, or bags of any type may be searched by the bailiff or security officer.