If a defendant is 16 years old or younger & has any of the violations listed under dismissals, they may appear with a parent or guardian at the court office prior to their appearance date for a dismissal as stated below.
If you have been charged with Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility, (No Insurance), you must appear the court office prior to your appearance date for the following:
- If you had insurance on the date and time of your offense, you must present a valid insurance card or policy which was in effect at the date and time of your offense. Upon verification of your insurance coverage, your citation will be presented to the Judge for dismissal.
- If you cannot show valid proof of insurance for the date of the violation, but have purchase insurance since then, you must appear on your appearance date to speak with the Judge. If you cannot show proof of insurance for the date of the violation and have not purchase insurance since your date of violation, you may pay online or set up a payment plan at the court office prior to your appearance date. Payment of the fine will result in a conviction on your driving record.
The following offenses may be dismissed with a $10 fee if the vehicle is inspected by the City Marshal at the court office prior to your appearance date. Call the court office to make an appointment.
- Operate vehicle with defective required equipment
The following offenses may be dismissed with a $20 fee if presented to the court by your appearance date
- Fail to report change of address or name on DL
- Expired DL
The offenses of no or expired registration may be dismissed with a $20 fee if corrected within 20 working days of the citation date and if a penalty was paid to the State. Proof must be provided and the fee paid prior to your appearance date. If not, the fine and cost can be paid online or at the court office prior to your appearance date.