Effective January 1, 2012, Glendale City Court will accept a written plea of guilty or no contest to a misdemeanor or petty offense if the court is satisfied that a personal appearance by the defendant would create an undue hardship such as illness, physical incapacity, substantial distance to travel, or incarceration.
To apply for a guilty/no contest plea by mail, please click on the Plea by Mail link below. Please complete the form by following the instructions on the form. You must sign and date the plea by mail form in front of a notary public. Upon acceptance of the plea by mail the Court shall send the defendant by mail a copy of a judgment entered pursuant to rule 17.1(a)(4).