The information below pertains to criminal and traffic citations, but not to parking tickets.
Wait three to five days before making inquiries about your citation. Each citation must be reviewed and filed with the court system.
If you received a citation, the appearance date on your citation is your arraignment date.
If you are pleading guilty or no contest to all charges, an appearance before the judge may not be required.
If you fail to appear or to otherwise fail to satisfy any court order, one and all of the following items may apply:
Your driver's license could be suspended, either in Oklahoma or in your home state if you are an out-of-state visitor.
The offense could be entered as a conviction on your record.
A warrant could be issued for your arrest.
A charge for failure to appear could be filed against you.
If your insurance was valid at the time of your ticket, simply show proof at the Court Clerk's Office on or before the arraignment date, and the ticket will be may be dismissed.
If you obtained insurance after you received your ticket, you will be responsible for paying the fine. Proof must be shown on or before the arraignment date. NOTE: This could also affect your driving privileges.