RE: CONTEMPT - TRAFFIC CASES
In order to provide for the orderly operation of the county court, it is hereby
The Clerk of the Circuit Court for Pinellas County shall utilize the attached Order to Show Cause to notify a defendant to appear before a judge on a contempt docket in all cases where the defendant has previously been arrested on a failure to comply warrant and bonded out on said warrant.
Pinellas County Court Administrative Order 86-6 is hereby rescinded.
DONE AND ORDERED in Chambers at St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida this 7th day of April, 1998.
/s/Susan F. Schaeffer
Susan F. Schaeffer, Chief Judge
STATE OF FLORIDA
On ___________________________________(date) you were ordered by the Court to pay a fine in the amount of $______________ (including costs) on or before ____________________, (date) which order you have acknowledged in writing. As of this date the said fine and costs have not been paid.
YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to appear before the Judge of the County Court, Traffic Section, ____________________________________________________________ (address) on the ______ day of ________________, 19______ at the hour of ______________, to show cause why you should not be held in contempt of Court and sentenced according to law on your failure to comply with the sentence of the Court. If you fail to appear you will be held in contempt of Court and sentenced to 24 hours in the county jail for each $24.00 of your fine.
County Court Judge
A copy of this Order to Show Cause was mailed to the Defendant at the above address on this ______ day of ______________, 19__.
KARLEEN F. DeBLAKER
Clerk of the Circuit Court, Pinellas County
By ___________________________________________ Deputy Clerk