If your ticket is for an infraction violation of the Vehicle Code, go to the Self-Help Section and Traffic Section of this website. If you have committed a misdemeanor or felony offense, go to the Criminal Section.
You can request an extension on your Non-Traffic Infraction ticket arraignment date (the date at the bottom of your ticket or Violation Information Notice) or payment of bail (the amount on your courtesy Violation Information Notice).
If you are not delinquent, then you do not have to see the judge to make this request. This can be done online, on the phone, or in person at any of the five court locations. Note: Even though your offense is not Traffic related, it is handled by the Traffic Division.
If you are not delinquent, you do not have to see the judge to make this request. This can be done on the phone, by mail, or in person by the clerk:
(877) 872-2122In Person:
Visit the Collections Office at one of five court locations
Write a letter to: (NOTE: not recommended due to time delay)
P.O. Box 22032
Santa Ana, Ca 92702-4045
Because you have the right to a speedy trial, you must see the judge to request a continuance of your trial date. You must make a reservation to see the judge.To reserve a date: