Citation Options

Making An Appearance

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)

    Option 2 - Request Deferred Disposition (option to avoid a conviction)

    Option 3 - Request Driving Safety Course (option to avoid a conviction)

    Option 4 - Request a Court Date 

    Option 5 - Compliance or Insurance Dismissals

Juveniles (16 years or younger) & Minors (17)

See the Juveniles/Minors page for more information.

Request a Court Date Online