Defendants have 20 business days from the date of the citation, to make an initial appearance in person, by mail, or by attorney representation. Please allow 3-5 business days after citation before appearing in person. See the Citation Brochure (provided to you with your citation) for more details about ways to make an appearance.
Failure to Appear on or Before Your Response Date Failing to appear on or before your appearance date may result in a warrant being issued for your arrest, additional charges for failure to appear, and a fine increase.
How to Take Care of a Citation
Options for Adults 18 years or older
Option 1 - Pay the Fine (for a conviction and/or to close a case)