Civil Traffic

Civil Traffic Cases

When you receive a citation that only contains civil traffic offenses, you are afforded different options to resolve the charges. From the date you receive your violation, it can take up to 3-5 working days for the citation to be entered into our system. After it is in the system, you can choose one of the options below or you may appear on or before the date and time shown on your civil traffic complaint to resolve your case. 


Once you have made a plea or have been found guilty or responsible of a violation, you have an obligation to pay your fines and fees. on the date of sentencing. When you plead "Responsible" in civil matters charged against you, all fines and fees are expected to be paid in full. You can refer to the Bond Card (PDF) for details on what the sanction amount will be.

If you are financially unable to meet your court ordered obligation on the day of sentencing, you may be placed on a payment contract. You can apply for the payment contract by completing an application and sending it back to the court for determination. There may be additional fees added to the total amount owed on the payment contract. Payment Plan Application.


For some civil traffic charges, the charge may be dismissed, or the fines may be reduced or suspended when proof is filed and accepted by the Court. See the categories below for more information. You will need to send the proof to the Court via mail, fax or as an email attachment, or you can bring the proof in person.

Please include your case or complaint number and a current address with your correspondence. When submitting proof, please send a copy and not your original. The Court does not mail back the proof after it is received.

Once the Court receives the proof, it may take 1-3 working days for the Court to process and email a decision back to you.

Insurance Violations

Some insurance charges may be dismissed by providing valid proof of an insurance policy to the court. The policy must cover the vehicle in question on the date and time of the alleged violation.

Refer to Bond Card (PDF) for additional information.

Registration Violations

If this charge is for no vehicle registration, the fine can be reduced if you provide a valid copy of the vehicle registration.

Refer to Bond Card (PDF) for additional information.

Driver License Violations

If the charge is for failure to provide or carry a valid driver license, the fine can be suspended by providing a valid driver license.

Refer to Bond Card (PDF) for additional information. 


If you are eligible, you may also attend defensive driving class. Please refer to our DDS information page for terms and conditions.


If you believe you are not responsible for any of the cited violations, you may request the Court to set a date for a civil traffic hearing. The request can be made in person, by mail, fax, email, or online motion.

It is the defendant's responsibility to follow up with the Court to ensure that the payment or correspondence was received by the Court and that all charges have been resolved on or before the arraignment date.