Arrive on time. Cases are generally processed in the order of your arrival.
Plan to remain in court four to five hours; cell phone should be off or in the silent mode. Please dress appropriately. Appropriate apparel does not include shorts, tank tops, hats (other than for religious purposes), non-prescription sunglasses, low cut or see-through clothing.
The judge and prosecutor will conduct a general speech explaining general information.
Your charges will be read to you and you will be asked how you would like to plea to the charges (guilty, not guilty, or nolo).
If desired, you will have an opportunity to speak with the prosecutor in court after first waiving your rights to an attorney.
You will have an opportunity to reschedule your case to seek legal advice, etc.