The Clearwater Municipal Court has jurisdiction over violations of ordinances through the city such as, but not limited to, property violations, animal control violations, traffic and misdemeanor violations. More serious criminal matters that are considered felonies are handled through the District and Federal Courts.
- Who can I talk to about my case?
- Can I speak with the Judge before my court date?
- Can I speak with the City Prosecutor before my court date?
- Can I pay my ticket before coming to Court?
- Can I obtain an extension for first appearance or payment?
- Can I pay my fine in installment payments?
- What are administrative fees and court costs and why must I pay them?
- Do I need an attorney?
- Can I have a court-appointed attorney?
- What happens if I miss a court date?
- Do you offer diversions on traffic tickets?
- How do I get my driver’s license reinstated after the Court has it suspended?
- Can my spouse come to court for me?
- When I come to court on my first appearance, do I need to provide evidence or witnesses?
- What do I wear to court?