Preparing for Court

What to Bring to Court

The following are required for court appearances:

  • Proper identification (driver's license, ID, passport)
  • A copy of the citation received
  • Appearance letter and/or court documents
  • All receipts pertaining to your case (i.e., bond receipts, cash bail receipts, etc.)
  • All documents which prove compliance with the judge's orders and/or sentencing
  • Method of payment
  • You are not allowed to use nicknames or an alias. Spelling accuracy also needs to be reviewed to ensure consistency. If a spelling error is found, as listed on documents related to the case is to be used all documents is correct. If they are not, please advise the court
  • Provide the court with your current address
  • Appropriate dress is required. No obscene slogans on clothing, hats, or cell phones. Shirt and shoes are required


If you fail to appear in court as ordered, the court will issue a warrant for your arrest and you can be jailed and/or fined. For more information, comments, or questions contact us at 325-597-2156.