WHAT CHARGES REQUIRE ME TO COME TO COURT?

If you are charged with any offense listed below, you must appear in court on the court date listed on your citation. Other citations may also require a court appearance.

For most state law violations, the maximum sentence is 12 months in jail or on probation and a maximum fine of $1,000.

For local county ordinance violations, the maximum sentence is six months in jail or on probation and a maximum fine of $1,000.

All fines are subject to surcharges or add-ons as required or authorized by law.

CHARGE/ VIOLATION DESCRIPTION
CODE CITATION
Aggressive Driving
OCGA §40-6-397
Animal Control Violations
ACC §4-1-1, et. seq.
Curfew Violation (2nd and Subsequent Violations)
ACC §3-16-3 and ACC §3-16-4
Driving on a Suspended or Revoked License
OCGA §40-5-121
Driving While Uninsured/ Driving without Insurance
OCGA §40-6-10
Driving While Unlicensed/ Driving without a License
OCGA §40-5-20
Driving Under the Influence
OCGA §40-6-391
Speeding in a Designated Highway Work Zone
OCGA §40-6-188
Fake/ False Identification
OCGA §3-3-23
Fleeing and Attempting to Elude
OCGA §40-6-395
Furnishing Alcohol to a Minor
ACC §6-3-5(1) and
OCGA §3-3-23.1(a)
Hit and Run/ Leaving the Scene of an Accident
OCGA §40-6-270
Illegal Discharge of a Firearm
ACC §3-5-5
Illegal Dumping
ACC §5-2-14
Leaving the Scene of an Accident/ Hit and Run
OCGA §40-6-270
Limited Permit Violation
OCGA §40-5-64
Panhandling
ACC §3-15-1
Passing a Stopped School Bus
OCGA §40-6-163
Passing on a Hill or Curve
OCGA §40-6-45
Possession of Marijuana (One Ounce or Less)
OCGA §16-13-2 and OCGA §16-13-30
Racing
OCGA §40-6-186
Reckless Driving
OCGA §40-6-390
Soliciting in the Roadway
OCGA §40-6-97
Speeding 24 Miles per Hour or More over the Speed Limit
OCGA §40-6-181
Speeding in a Designated Highway Work Zone
OCGA §40-6-188
Theft by Shoplifting
OCGA §16-8-14
Underage Possession of Alcohol
OCGA §3-3-23 and OCGA §3-3-23.1
Unlawful Use of License
OCGA §40-5-120 and
OCGA §40-5-125


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