- Explain and answer questions about how the court works.
- Give you general information about court rules, procedures, and practices.
- Give you information from your case file.
- Tell you whether or not you should bring your case to court.
- Tell you what words to use in your court papers.
- Tell you what to say in court.
- Give you an opinion as to what will happen if you bring your case to court.
- Talk to the Judge for you.
- Let you talk to the Judge outside of court.
- Change an order signed by the Judge.
Mandatory and Non-Mandatory Citations
- You must pay or appear on a citation within 14 calendar days from the date you received your citation
- Citations that are not handled within 14 calendar days are subject to a $50 late appearance penalty
- Fix-it citations must be signed by the inspecting police officer and presented to the court within 14 calendar days after the issuance of the citation.
- Upon the presentation of the signed fix-it citation the court may reduce the fine or dismiss the charge.
Young children are not allowed in court.
Things to know about appearing in court:
- If you want to contest your citation, you must appear in court within 14 calendar days from the date you received your citation
- Court is by appointment only, you will need to contact the court at 801-825-3303 to schedule a court date and time to appear.
- You can either represent yourself or have your attorney present
- Young children are not allowed in the courtroom
Subsequent Court Appearances
- You must appear on the date and time ordered by the court
- Failure to appear as ordered may result in all or one of the following:
- Bench warrant for your arrest
- Suspension of your driver license
- Additional court fees or costs
Yes we accept credit cards, either in person or via the internet. This electronic payments system charges a convenience fee to use this service. The convenience fee is automatically calculated and included in the total. This non-refundable convenience fee covers the costs of secure payment processing, servers, hosting, and accounting and does not benefit Sunset City, Utah or the Sunset Justice Court.
- Clerks can only tell you about warrants that have been issued by the Sunset Justice Court.
- If you have a warrant for your arrest, you must appear in court and post the full bail.
- Failure to either appear in court or post the full bail may result in your arrest.
- If you are arrested on a warrant and post cash bail for release, you will need to contact the court to ensure that additional appearances are not required.
- If you have posted bail on a warrant and your appearance in court is required, if you fail to appear, a subsequent warrant for your arrest may be issued.