The Municipal Court has jurisdiction over juveniles 16 years of age and younger at the time of the offense who are charged with a Class C misdemeanor. All juveniles are required to appear in court for the proceedings in their cases. You will receive a written notice to appear approximately two weeks prior to your appearance date. The parent or guardian of any juvenile with charges in Municipal Court is required to appear in court with their child.
Juveniles who fail to appear or resolve their cases will be reported to the Department of Public Safety, which will deny renewal of their driver's license. If they do not have a license, they will be unable to obtain one until they have satisfied all obligations to this court.
- All juveniles must appear before the judge and be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
- All persons 18 years old and younger who have been charged with an alcohol- or tobacco-related offense must appear before the judge with a parent or guardian.