Arraignment

Find out what to expect if you a required to appear before the Sidney Municipal Court to answer to a charge which has been filed against you:

  • Review the Initial Court Appearance Sheet (PDF) prior to your appearance in Court. This document explains certain statutory and constitutional rights that you have
  • These rights will be read to you in open Court as a group; however, they apply to you individually.
  • If you do not understand any of these rights please bring that to the Judge’s attention when your case is called in the Courtroom.
  • If you have a Driving Under Suspension charge you may be required to speak with a Probation Officer regarding this Court’s License Intervention Program (L.I.P.) (PDF). It is a voluntary program that you must either accept or decline to participate.