Initial Appearance

New arrests facing state charges appear before a judge generally within 24 hours of booking.

Start times listed below may vary depending on various circumstance.

During Regular Business Days:

  • When: Regular business days at 8:30 AM
  • Where: Scott County Courthouse.
  • Ask Bailiff for court room location upon your arrival.

During Weekends or State Holidays:

  • When: On weekends or holidays at 8:00 AM
  • Where: Zoom virtual meeting
  • Virtual Court Notice:
    • This is a virtual court proceeding. If you are viewing, you are expected to conduct yourself as if you are in an actual courtroom.
    • Individuals viewing the proceedings may only view. They are not allowed to actively participate in the proceedings.
    • Before connecting, callers are asked for their name.
    • The jail does not run or administrate the virtual court proceeding.  Jail staff is not able to provide technical assistance for these hearings.