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If you need to pay a citation, make a payment, or register for Defensive Driving School, please contact us at 256-233-8733 and we can process your payment over the phone using a debit/credit card. Any fees associated with telephone payments have been temporarily waived (this does not apply to online payments).
***Please view Judge's Memo dated 4-2-2020, if you have questions about payments due in the months of March or April here***
All fines, court costs, restitution and cash bonds must be paid to the Municipal Court. All offenses do not require a court appearance. If your offense is listed on the schedule of fines, you may pay it before your court date. Please note, the schedule of fines is fine amount only, COURT COST IS ALSO DUE WHETHER YOU PAY THE TICKET IN COURT OR IN THE OFFICE. Please contact the court for the exact amount of your ticket.
View the Schedule of Fines (PDF).
We accept cash, cashier's checks, money orders, debit and credit cards in the office. There is a 3% fee for the use of debit/credit cards.
You must appear in court and have the Judge's approval before any partial or monthly payments can be accepted. Once established, we can take your payment in the office or over the phone during regular business hours. PLEASE NOTE: The payment amount must be at least the amount agreed upon and ordered by the Judge. To make a payment over the phone, please call 256-233-8733.
You may choose to pay online. If you do so, IT MUST BE PAID BY CLOSE OF BUSINESS THE DAY BEFORE YOUR COURT DATE. Should you pay after close of business or the morning of your court date IT WILL BE TREATED AS A FAILURE TO APPEAR. You must have your citation number to pay your ticket online. This is on your citation and on the trial notice mailed to you. Please do not contact our office for this information.
By clicking the online ticket link, I understand and agree I am entering a plea of guilty to this offense. I also understand that if I pay this after close of business the date before my court date or the morning of my court date, I will have a warrant for failure to appear and my driver license will be suspended.