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The Municipal Court of Woodstock is open to the general public to observe Court proceedings. The City of Woodstock strives to ensure that everyone’s experience at the Municipal Court is a pleasant one. If you should have any questions regarding Court policies or procedures, please call (770) 592-6025 or (770) 592-6030.



Q: How do I pay my traffic or parking citation?
    
There are several options available which are listed on the citation payment information
page.



Q: How do I pay my traffic citation online?

Online payments can be made via the online payment system
.


Q: How do I request a court date other than the one provided on the citation?

You may request one continuance in person at the City of  Woodstock Municipal Court.


Q: Is there a dress code for court?

To appear in court you must abide by the
Court's dress code.


Q: When is my court date?

The intial court date and time can be found near the bottom of the citation above where your signature is located.  If one is not legible or not present you can contact the 
City of Woodstock Municipal Court to obtain your court date and time.


Q: What occurs if I fail to appear for court on my required court date?

A fine will be assesed to your case file, your driver's license may be suspended and an arrest warrant
may be filed.


Q: What do I do if I missed my court date?

Contact the
City of Woodstock Municipal Court.


Q: What time does court commence?

The City of Woodstock Municipal Court commences promptly at 5:30pm on court dates.


Q: How much is my fine?

The City of Woodstock assesses fines based upon several considerations.  To be informed of your specific fine amount contact the City of Woodstock Municipal Court.


Q: What are my plea options?

The City of Woodstock Municipal Court offers defendants the standard
plea options.


Q: When can I discuss my case with the Municipal Court Judge?

The Municipal Court Judge is availiable to speak with upon your appearance before the bench.


Q: When can I discuss my case with the City Solicitor?

The City Solicitor and Assistant City Solicitors are availiable to speak with upon your appearance on your assigned court date.


Q: If I have a change of address prior to the completion of my proceedings do I have to report 
     a change of address to the Municipal Court?

Yes; the address provided on your citation is the address all official correspondences will be mailed to.  It is your responsibility to ensure the Municipal Court has your correct information.  You may contact the
City of Woodstock Municipal Court to update your information.


Q: Has my driver's license been suspended by the Municipal Court?

You may contact the 
City of Woodstock Municipal Court or the Georgia Department of Driver Services to find out if your driver's license has been suspended.



Q: My driver's license was suspended. How do I reinstate my license?

Reinstatement requirements vary depending on the type of suspension and the circumstances of the suspension.  You must first contact 
Woodstock Municipal Court to settle the reason behind the suspension if your driver's license was suspended for failing to appear in court.  If your driver's license was suspended due to a court conviction you must contact the Georgia Department of Driver Services to reinstate your license.  The DDS provides a listing of reinstatement information as well.