Trial

Trials are held before the Municipal Judge.  Jury trials are not available.

  The defendant may request the court clerk issue subpoenas for witnesses.  The Prosecutor will present evidence in support of the charge(s).  The defendant has the right to cross examine each witness. 

After the prosecution has rested its case, the defendant has the right to testify and call witnesses who have knowledge about the incident.  The Prosecutor has the right to cross examine. 

The Judge's verdict will be based on the City ordinance involved and the evidence, including testimony under oath presented during trial.