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Preparing for Court
What to Bring to Court
Before you come to court, here are the things you should bring with you:
  • Proper identification (driver's license, Oklahoma ID, passport)
  • Your copy of the citation
  • Appearance letter and/or court documents
  • Any receipts regarding your case (i.e., bond receipts, cash bail receipts, etc.)
  • Any documents which prove compliance with the judge's orders and/or sentencing
  • Method of payment (money, credit card, checkbook, debit card)
  • Do not use nicknames or an alias. Use the same spelling as listed on documents related to the case and ensure spelling on the documents is correct. If they are not, please advise the court
  • Provide the court with your current address

Policies for Attending Municipal Court
The Municipal Judge should be addressed as Judge Koemel, Judge Shaw or Your Honor and court staff or officers as Mr., Mrs., Miss, or Officer. Hats and caps should be removed while in the court room. No cellular phones, pagers or other electronics allowed in the court room. No food, drink, chewing gum, or tobacco allowed in the court room. Infants and small children should remain in the lobby until guardian is called to appear. Do not enter and depart the courtroom excessively. Weapons are strictly prohibited.

Dress Code for Attending Municipal Court
Appearance should reflect neatness, cleanliness and self-respect. A person who is not attired appropriately or exhibits grooming which is detrimental and/or distractive to the Court environment shall be required to make arrangements for more suitable or appropriate appearance. The Judge may reset a case to another court date and require compliance with the dress code. Unacceptable attire includes:

  • No clothing too tight or too short
  • No baggy or saggy pants or shorts
  • No midriff tops, muscle shirts, fishnet shirts
  • No biker or spandex shorts
  • No transparent or revealing clothing
  • No dirty, torn, or ragged clothing
  • No clothing that is offensive, violent, vulgar, racist, sexist, or indicates gang activity
  • No “wild eyes” contacts or sunglasses
  • No visible tattoos or body piercing
  • No muddy or greasy clothing or footwear
  • No bare feet or flip flops