You have a right to enter a plea of either GUILTY, NOT GUILTY or NO CONTEST to the charge against you.
If you plead NO CONTEST, it is likely that you will be found guilty, but before the court makes that decision, you will have the opportunity to speak to the Judge. If you are involved in any type of violation where you may be sued civilly (for an example, a car accident), the fact that you plead NO CONTEST in this court may not be used against you in any other action or in any other court. You may plead NO CONTEST to any charge in this court.
If you plead GUILTY, that is what is called an admission against interest which can, and may be used against you civilly.
If you plead NOT GUILTY, you will be scheduled for a pretrial conference with the Ashwaubenon Prosecuting Attorney. If the case cannot be disposed of after this conference, then a trial will be scheduled and held in this court. Please note that you may make your plea of NOT GUILTY before your court date either by mail or in person at the Municipal Court offices located at 2155 Holmgren Way, Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin, in room 104 or email your NOT GUILTY plea to us at email@example.com.
If you make a "not guilty" plea prior to your initial appreance date, the court will enter your plea for you. you do not need to appear at that initial apperance court date. Withing a few days after your initial court apprearance date you will be sent a pretrial notice by U.S. mail. You must appear at that pretrial date and time. If you fail to show at this conference you will automatcially be found quilty.
If you email your please to the court we ALWAYS send a response advising you that the court has received your plea.