What is a trial?

A trial is the formal examination of evidence before a judge to determine a person's innocence or guilt by due process of law.  If the city attorney cannot prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you committed the alleged offense, you cannot be found guilty, and the court will dismiss the citation.  

When provided a trial date, you will also receive a date to speak with the city attorney to discuss your options, to include why you should not have received the citation or conditions to keep the citation from affecting your driving record. 

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1. What happens if I received a citation for Defective Equipment?
2. What happens if I received a citation for No or Expired Insurance?
3. Where is my citation number located?
4. When can I see the Judge?
5. I speak Spanish. Can someone assist me with my citation?
6. What is an arraignment?
7. What is a trial?
8. My driver’s license was suspended. What do I do?
9. How much is my citation?
10. Do you offer a Defensive Driving Course?
11. I am unable to attend court on my scheduled date. What do I do?