Trials are conducted as a trial to the court before Judge Hebl. There are no juries. The city has the burden to prove each violation with evidence that is clear, satisfactory and convincing. This court provides a neutral forum for hearing these cases. The rules of evidence are followed.

The city will be represented by its municipal prosecutor. If a defendant wishes to hire an attorney or have witnesses testify, it is his / her responsibility to have the attorney and witnesses present at the time of trial.