Trial By Declaration
“Trial By Declaration” gives you two (2) bites at the apple, so to speak.
One of the things you can do without an attorney is a “Trial by Declaration”. If the officer does not file his response, your case will be dismissed. If he does and the judge finds you guilty, you can request a “New Trial”, in person. If the officer does not show up at the in-person trial, your case will be dismissed.
To access the forms and instructions, click the ‘blue’ links below.
|Instructions to Defendant (Trial by Written Declaration — Traffic)||TR-200*|
|Request Trial By Written Declaration||TR-205*|
|Notice and Instructions To Arresting Officer||TR-210*|
|Decision and Notice of Decision||TR-215*|
|Request for New Trial (Trial de Novo)||TR-220*|
|Order and Notice to Defendant of New Trial (Trial de Novo)||TR-225*|