If you believe you did not commit the violation, then you should select box three (3) and have a contested hearing. You have a right to subpoena witnesses, including the officer who issued the infraction. If you wish to subpoena a witness, you must bring your completed subpoena form to the Court for signature at least 10 days prior to the hearing date. You are responsible for having the subpoena served properly and this must be done at least 7 days prior to the hearing. You have a right to request from the prosecutor a witness list and a copy of the citing officers sworn statement if it will be offered as evidence at the hearing You must make this request at least 14 days prior to the hearing and the witness list and citing officer’s sworn statement should be given to you at least 7 days prior to the hearing. As a result of a contested hearing, the penalty may stay the same, be reduced or the ticket dismissed. In the event you have subpoenaed witnesses you may be required to pay court costs. A contested infraction hearing is a civil case and the Judge will decide upon a preponderance of the evidence.