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A. Before trial commences, either party, upon good cause shown, may obtain a reasonable postponement thereof.
B. The defendant must be present in person at the trial.
C. In all trials, as to matters not covered in this chapter, or by the statutes relating to municipal courts, or by rules duly promulgated by the supreme court of Oklahoma, the procedure applicable in trials of misdemeanors in the district courts shall apply to the extent that they can be made effective.
D. At the close of trial, judgment must be rendered immediately by the judge who shall cause it to be entered in his docket.
E. If judgment is of acquittal, and the defendant is not to be detained for any other legal cause, he must be discharged at once.
F. A judgment that the defendant pay a fine may also direct that he be imprisoned until the fine is satisfied at the rate of one day imprisonment for each twenty five dollars ($25.00) of fine. If the defendant is without means to pay the fine or costs, the municipal judge may direct the total amount due to be entered upon the court minutes and to be certified to the district court of the county wherein the situs of government is situated where it shall be entered upon the district court judgment docket and shall have the full force and effect of a district court judgment. Thereupon the same remedies shall be available for the enforcement of the judgment as are available to any other judgment creditor. (Prior code §§ 12-26, 12-27, 12-28, 12-29, 12-30, 12-31, 12-32, 12-33; amd. Ord. 1180, 9-28-1982; 2015 Code)