All juveniles must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Mandatory court appearances are required for all defendants under the age of 17 for City Ordinance Violations. Juveniles who fail to appear in court may have an additional charge of failure to appear filed against them. Failure to appear by a parent is a Class C misdemeanor and you may be fined up to $200.00.
All alcohol, tobacco, and drug paraphernalia violations require a mandatory court appearance for a defendant under the age of 18.