Appeal to Circuit Court
You can request that the circuit court take your appeal in one of three ways.
- You can request that the circuit court review the record of the municipal court trial and make a decision based on that review.
- You can request a new trial before the circuit court judge.
- You can request a trial by jury in circuit court, unless you are convicted of OWI/PAC/RCS and did not choose a jury trial earlier.
- Notice of Right to Appeal after Trial - non-OWI/PAC/RCS or companion cases.
- Notice of Right to Appeal after Trial - OWI/PAC/RCS and companion cases.
- Notice of Right to Appeal (Denial of Relief from Judgment, Indigency Determination, or other non-Trial Order
Once an appeal is filed in circuit court, the municipal court judgment and sentence are stayed, or stopped. No action is taken to enforce the judgment and sentence pending the appeal.