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 is 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 is at 8:00 AM
  • Where: Zoom virtual meeting (Link)
  • 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.