What happens if I plead not guilty?
If you plead not guilty before the Judge at your Initial Appearance, you will be given an opportunity to meet with the City Prosecutor at that time to discuss and possibly resolve your case. If you plead not guilty by mail as stated on the back of the citation, you will be notified by mail, at the address you provide the court or as stated on the citation, of a date for a Pre-trial Conference to meet with the City Prosecutor to possibly resolve your case. In either event, if your case is not resolved by stipulation with the City Prosecutor, your case will be set for trial at a date and time given to you in writing by the Clerk of Court.

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1. What is the general procedure followed in Municipal Court?
2. What is the burden of proof in Municipal Court?
3. Am I entitled to a Public Defender for my court case?
4. How do I know what my court date is?
5. Are there additional court costs if I wish to appear in court?
6. Is there a chance of reducing my points or charges?
7. What happens if I plead not guilty?
8. What do I need to do for my trial date?
9. What do I need for trial?
10. Am I able to see the City Prosecutor before my court date?
11. How do I pay my citation?
12. What type of payment is accepted?
13. What if my drivers license is suspended for non payment of a citation?
14. Do you have payment plans?
15. What happens if I miss my court date?
16. What if I fail to pay my fine?
17. Can I just pay my citation without appearing in court?
18. How will points effect my insurance?
19. Right To Appeal
20. Are there any courses I can complete as part of the penalty imposed by the court for citations?