The following require a mandatory appearance in Court regardless of where you reside. Your court date is shown on the face of your citation.
Mandatory Court Appearances
Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor
Driving While Under the Influence
Fictitious Plates or Registration
If an accident occurred
Possession of Controlled Substance
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Reckless or Careless Driving
Suspended or Revoked Driver's License
All other non-traffic offenses
What Happens if you Fail to Appear
If you fail to appear on your court date for a criminal offense, the judge will order a bench warrant for your arrest. At that time, a notice will be sent to your Department of Motor Vehicles requesting the suspension of your Driver's License. Any money ultimately owed to the Court will be increased significantly.