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to the Online Ticket Payment Program for the Independence Mayor's Court. As part of an ongoing process of expanding
services and incorporating technology in our day to day court operations, you may
now pay eligible citations online.
PAYMENT OF CITATION WITHOUT COURT
Ohio law allows certain traffic
citations to be resolved by a Traffic Violations Bureau instead of appearing in
Court. If your citation qualifies,
payment can be made either in person, by mail, or now online, as long as it is
received by the Clerk’s office prior to the court date and time
which can be found on the bottom of your citation. You must pay the full amount,
Ohio law does
not allow partial payments on waivers.
PROOF OF INSURANCE
insurance is a State of Ohio
requirement. To verify that you showed
proof of insurance to the Police Officer that cited you, refer to the indicator for Proof of Insurance.
then you have complied with the State of Ohio
requirements, no further action on your behalf is required. If “No”, the Court is required to notify the
State of Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles who in turn will mail you a request for
proof of insurance. Failure to comply
will result in a suspension of your driving privileges. DO NOT
SEND PROOF OF INSURANCE TO THE COURT AFTER PAYMENT.
submitting your information to request a waiver payment, you understand that you are
pleading “Guilty” to all charges against you as listed on the citation,
consequently waiving your right to an appearance in court or to a trial. You further understand that when processed,
this will close your case and the Court will forward this information to the
Bureau of Motor Vehicles and the appropriate points will be added to your driving
record if required.
credit card payments are accepted online.
The Independence Mayor's Court acceptsMastercard,
Visa Express & Discover. All
payments will be recorded within 48 hours of approval. All fines & costs are subject to a final
Your fines & costs
will be calculated for you. If you
disagree with the amount owed or for any reason would like to discontinue the
payment process, you may use the BACK button, click on any link (Court Home Page or Payment Home Page) or click on the ‘X’ box (top right corner).