How can the Court staff assist me?
  • The Court Staff can:
    • Explain and answer questions regarding how the court works.
    • Explain what the steps are to have your case considered by the court.
    • Provide you with some information from your case file.
    • Provide guidance on how to fill out forms.
    • Answer questions about court deadlines.
  • The Court Staff cannot:
    • Give legal advice. Only a lawyer or public defender can give legal advice.
    • Advise whether or not you should bring your case to court.
    • Give you an opinion about what will happen if you bring your case to court.
    • Recommend a lawyer, but we can provide you with the telephone number of a local lawyer referral service.
    • Talk to the judge for you about what will happen in your case.
    • Let you talk to the judge outside the court.
    • Change an order issued by a judge.

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1. Do I need a lawyer?
2. How can the Court staff assist me?
3. What are my options with regard to a ticket I received?
4. When is my court date?
5. Why do I have to post bail?