How is the hearing conducted?
The hearing follows a basic trial structure to ensure fairness and due process of law. All testimony is under oath and recorded.
1. The Administrative Law Judge will begin by giving his or her opening remarks, which outlines the hearing process.
2. The Administrative Law Judge will review the evidence provided by the Automated Red Light Photo Enforcement System. The evidence shall include the citation, electronic photos and video.
3. After this review, you may present your defense to the Administrative Law Judge through: your own testimony, the testimony of witnesses, a sworn affidavit, and other evidence (such as photos, invoices, receipts, etc.). You are expected to bring all of your witnesses and evidence with you to your hearing.
4. If, after reviewing all evidence and you are found liable, the Administrative Law Judge will issue a verbal Determination of Liability. You will receive a written Notice of Determination of Liability in the mail as well.

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1. What are the allowable defenses for a Red Light Violation?
2. What if I was not the operator of the car at the time the violation took place, am I still liable?
3. What should I bring to my hearing?
4. What do I do when I arrive for my hearing?
5. Who may participate in the hearing?
6. How is the hearing conducted?
7. What if I am found liable?
8. What if I am found not liable?
9. What if either side disagrees with the Administrative Law Judge’s decision?
10. What happens I did not appear at my hearing date?
11. Are there any court costs to request to contest the violation?