You are not required to appear on your scheduled court date if your citation qualifies for resolution without your appearance (see the back of your citation) and you want to plead No Contest or Guilty and pay the citation. The bail amount indicated on the citation must be paid in full prior to the court date on the citation and can be paid in person, via mail, or via telephone. The total amount due is located at the lower right corner of the citation. If bail is not indicated on the citation, call the court. You must also sign the back of the citation (bottom of page) and return it to the Court. The applicable demerit points will be reported to the DMV following the court date on your citation.
Mandatory Court Appearance: You must appear in Court on the date and time indicated on the face of the complaint for any of the following: