Is my citation a mandatory Court appearance?

If you are charged with the following offense, you must appear in court even if you have posted a cash bond:

  • DUI
  • No license
  • Suspended license (second offense)
  • Theft by shoplifting (under $500)
  • Probation violation
  • Violation of sound making device (fourth offense or more)
  • Window tint (fourth offense or more)
  • Vicious dog

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1. What is the amount of my fine?
2. Is my citation a mandatory Court appearance?
3. How do I pay a citation and not have to appear in court?
4. Can I speak to the judge before my court date?
5. What should I do if I cannot appear in court on my court date?
6. What if I fail to appear in court?
7. What is an arraignment?
8. What is a bench trial?
9. How do I get a trial by a jury?
10. How do I appeal the judge's decision?
11. Is there a dress code and prohibited item policy?
12. Are there any security precautions I should be aware of?
13. What can and cannot the court staff do to help?
14. Where does the money go?
15. What are Rule NISIs?
16. How do I request a certified disposition?