The Municipal Court has jurisdiction over juveniles (16 years or younger) charged with a Class C misdemeanor offenses except public intoxication. All juveniles must appear in open court for all proceedings in their cases. The parent of any juvenile charged in Municipal Court must appear with his or her child. Juveniles who fail to appear or complete their sentence will be reported to the Department of Public Safety. The Department of Public Safety may suspend a juvenile's license or deny the right to obtain a drivers license.