The court date
on your citation is the date of your initial appearance. An
initial appearance is your opportunity to enter a plea to the charge.
You may plead guilty, no contest, or not
guilty. The initial appearance is not the trial date.
If you plead guilty or no contest, the court will find you guilty and
the matter will be resolved at the initial appearance. There
is no guarantee that your ticket will be reduced. Your ticket may
already be written for the minimum forfeiture and points.
If you plead
not guilty, your case will be scheduled for a pretrial conference at a
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