Municipal Court is the judicial branch of City government and is part of the State Judicial System. The Court hears misdemeanor criminal cases, including traffic violations, and cases involving violations of City ordinance.
When you receive a citation, the options you have to resolve your case vary depending on many different factors, including, but not limited to, the type and severity of the violation(s), the age of the defendant, et cetera. Once you have entered a plea, you may have the option of disposing of the case without appearing in open Court.
If a Court appearance is not necessary, you may pay the fine and/or provide proof of expired license plates, inspection stickers, or insurance. You may also be eligible for an alternative sentencing options, such as Deferred Disposition Probation or a State Driver Safety Course.