SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA
COUNTY OF SOLANO
Fairfield Branch Vallejo Branch
600 Union Avenue 321 Tuolumne Street
Fairfield, CA 94533 Vallejo, CA 94590
(707) 207-7360 (707) 561-7860
DECLARATION FORM INSTRUCTIONS
(For Submission, Modification, or Reconsideration)
• A separate declaration must be completed for each case.
• Current address and telephone number are required. This
information will be used to notify you of the Judge’s decision
concerning your case.
• Mark the box or boxes which best describes what you are
requesting of the Court. If you are requesting a lower fine, an
extension to pay, a payment plan, dismissal of charge(s) or late
fees, or community service, you are requested to provide current
proof of income or other means of financial support. Examples of
supporting documentation may include, but is not limited to,
evidence of public benefits or government assistance, evidence of
monthly income, and/or evidence of disability.
Inability to Pay: To ask the court to consider your ability to pay
due to financial hardship and to decide whether to approve a lower
fine, a payment plan or community service, you may be scheduled
for an appearance in court without deposit of bail
If you are requesting credit for time served, please submit a
booking summary or court order that outlines the location and
amount of time served.
If you are asking the Court to dismiss late fees for Failure to
Appear, Failure to Pay, or the $300 Civil Assessment, be sure to
give the reason(s) for your failure to appear/pay. Please note
that applicable proof must be attached and coincide with the
time period in question.
• If you are a full-time student, a copy of your class schedule is also
• A plea of guilty/not guilty must be entered for all charges. If it is
your intent to plead guilty, please date and sign the Entry of Plea
and Waiver of Rights Declaration Form attached.
• Sign and date your declaration.
• Faxed Declarations will not be accepted.