Your Rights In Court

Know Your Rights

If this is your first visit to the Fairlawn Mayor's Court, we desire that you be fully advised of your rights and responsibilities. We want every person who comes into this court to feel that he or she has received fair consideration and impartial treatment. You have the right to be represented by counsel and a right to a continuance to secure counsel.

If you are here on a traffic violation, you are requested to please remove your driver's license from your wallet or purse so that we can proceed without any unnecessary delay. In addition, if you have not already done so, please sign in. You will be asked what your plea is, which may be: