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Please Read - PAYMENT BY CREDIT CARDS, CHECK, OR MONEY ORDER ONLY -  WE DO NOT ACCEPT CASH.  If you wish to use a credit card you can contact TRAFFICPAYMENT.COM at 1-800-444-1187 to pay with a credit card or call the Municipal Court
Please note that if you are going to pay your fine by mail, YOU DO NOT HAVE TO CALL THE COURT! 

Pay online at  www.trafficpayment.com or call 1-(800)-444-1187.  Please read the entire page on trafficpayment.com before you attempt to pay.  Defensive driving fees, deferred disposition fees, or compliance fees are not accepted through trafficpayment.com.  These payments require additional paperwork, and therefore, must be paid directly to the court.  Warrants can be paid through trafficpayment.com, but you must first contact the court for the full amount that you owe.  Trafficpayment.com will only accept FULL payments for violations or warrants.  Partial payments are not accepted unless they have been approved by the court. Payment plans may be paid after arrangements have been made with the court. 
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All fines below have changed effective as of May 18, 2015. 

Speeding Violations NOT in a School Zone are as follows:

 Violation

Fine Rate

 1 -10 mph over

$170.00

 11-15 mph over

$180.00

 16-20 mph over

$190.00

 21-25 mph over

$220.00

 26-30 mph over

$250.00

 Over 30 mph, you must contact the court

Speeding Violations in a School Zone are as follows:

 IF VIOLATION OCCURS IN A SCHOOL ZONE PLEASE CONTACT THE COURT

 Violation

Fine Rate

 1 -10 mph over

$220.00

 11-15 mph over

$230.00

 16-20 mph over

$240.00

 21-25 mph over

$270.00

 26-30 mph over

$300.00

Over 30 mph, you must contact the court

Other traffic Violations are as follows:

 Violation

Fine Rate

Passing in a No Passing Zone

$200.00

Expired Motor Vehicle Inspection

$180.00

Expired/No Valid Driver's License

$150.00

Unrestrained Child (Over 4 yrs)

$180.00

Defective Equipment

$150.00

Fail to Yield Right-Of-Way

$190.00

No Proof of Financial Responsibility - 1st Offense

$350.00

Disregard Stop Sign

$200.00

Expired Registration

$180.00

Seat Belt Violation

$150.00

Unrestrained Child (Under 4 yrs)

$180.00

Fail to Drive in Single Lane

$150.00

Fail to Signal Intent

$150.00

No Proof of Financial Responsibility (2nd)

$400.00

Criminal Violations are as follows:

 Violations

Fine Rate

Disorderly Conduct

$300.00

Minor in Possession – Alcohol

$250.00

Minor in Consumption

$300.00

 

Public Intoxication

$280.00

 

Open Container in Vehicle

$280.00

 

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

$520.00

 

Curfew Violation

$175.00

 

Violation Promise to Appear

$250.00

 

Criminal Mischief

$185.00

 

Minor in Possession – Alcohol (2nd)

$300.00

 

Making Alcohol Available to Minor

$235.00

 

Minor in Possession – Tobacco

$185.00

 

Making Tobacco Available to Minor

$200.00

 

*Failure to Appear

$250.00

 

 

* Failure to Appear charges are added when no appearance is made to the court by the date given on the citation or if no date is given, then 10 calendar days of the citation date. Please note that a warrant will be issued for your arrest when the FTA is issued. 

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Dismissals:

Expired Motor Vehicle Registration - Present proof of the correction within 20 working days from the date of the offense and the violation will be dismissed with a $20 dismissal fee. (you must pay a 20% penalty fee to the Department of Motor Vehicles at the time the registration is renewed. If this penalty is not paid, the Court cannot dismiss the citation. 

Expired Motor Vehicle Inspection - Present proof of the correction (receipt shows that your car passed the state inspection test) within 20 working days from the date of the offense and the violation will be dismissed with a $20 dismissal fee. However, if your vehicle’s inspection was expired for more than 60 days at the time of the citation, your citation cannot be dismissed. 

Expired Driver’s License - Present proof of a renewed Driver’s License within 20 working days from the date of the offense and the citation will be dismissed with a $20 dismissal fee. The proof is that paper license which will have the date of renewal. 

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For any charges or fines not listed above or if you have questions, YOU MUST CONTACT THE COURT AT 903-786-2281 Ext 2.