Genoa City Municipal Court
755 Fellows Road
PO Box 428
Genoa City, WI 53128-0428

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GENOA CITY MUNICIPAL COURT
755 Fellows Rd. - PO Box 428 - Genoa City WI 53128-0428
262-279-5455
DEFENDANT:
       You have just been issued either a traffic citation or ordinance violation. On the citation, a date to appear in this court is listed. Pursuant to Wisconsin Law, this date is set to give you the opportunity to enter the plea you desire. You may seek legal counsel at your own expense or you may appear and enter your own plea of either Guity, No Contest or Not Guilty to the charge. If you plead GUILTY, the Court will find you guilty and assess a penalty according to law. If you plead NO CONTEST, the Court will treat the plea the same as a plea of guilty. By pleading no contest, you will be admitting to the violation but will not be admitting your civil liability, if any, should a civil case be pending against you such as an injury traffic accident. If you plead NOT GUILTY. Your case will be set for trial at a later date.
       The Officer may have taken your driver's license. This is within Wisconsin Law and upon direction of this Court. Upon your appearance in the Court or posting a bond as set by the Judge, your license will be returned to you. If you do not wish to appear in court, you may mail the bond by check or money order, made payable to the GENOA CITY MUNICIPAL COURT, PO BOX 428, GENOA CITY, WI 53128-0428. Your license will be returned by mail.
       The citation or receipt that you have been issued will serve as your driver's license and will be valid ONLY until the court date shown thereon. If you fail to post bond, appear on the court date or enter a plea in writing, the Court will either: ISSUE A WARRANT FOR YOUR ARREST or FIND YOU GUILTY BY DEFAULT. If you are found Guilty, you will be given a date by which to pay the ordered forfeiture. IF you fail to pay this amount by the date given, YOUR DRIVER'S LICENSE MAY BE SUSPENDED for up to 2 years or you may be COMMITTED TO THE COUNTY JAIL for up to 90 days. If your driver's license is suspended, you will be required to pay a reinstatement fee to the State of Wisconsin before you may legally drive.
       The Court urges you to act promptly to satisfy this matter. If you wish to enter your plea by mail, please indicate your choice below, sign this form and PRINT YOUR CURRENT MAILING ADDRESS ON THE BACK.

___Please enter a plea of GUILTY for me. I will NOT appear in Court. I understand my bond will be forfeited.
___ Please enter a plea of NO CONTEST for me. I will NOT appear in Court. I understand my bond will be forfeited.
___Please enter a plea of NOT GUILTY for me. I understand that I will be notified by mail of my next court date. I have printed my CURRENT MAILING ADDRESS on the back of this form.

Citation number:___________________Signature:_________________________Date:______

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