Pursuant to Michigan Court Rule 1.110, all payments of fines, costs, restitution and cost recovery are due at time of sentencing.

Payment of Fines and Costs may be made by:
  • By check
  • By money order
  • VISA, MasterCard or Discover
  • Cash

Cash will only be accepted in person. If writing a check or money order, make payable to: 52-1 District Court.

Credit Card Payments: Payment of fines and costs may be made in person or online using Visa, MasterCard or Discover. An Enhanced Access Fee (fee varies depending on amount of payment; a $2.50 minimum is charged) will be added to your payment, in person or online.
Online payments may be made for the following:  
           For CIVIL INFRACTIONS only:
  • CIVIL INFRACTION Tickets/Cases
    (for civil infraction tickets with
    a scheduled fine or tickets/cases
    with an assessment after an
    informal or formal hearing)
     For MISDEMEANORS only:
  • MISDEMEANOR Tickets/Cases
    (for tickets/cases where a plea
    of guilty has been filed or a
    finding of guilt has been rendered)


Payments of Restitution or Cost Recovery:
Payment for restitution or cost recovery must be made in cash or cashier's check. Personal checks or money orders will not be accepted.

Payment of Bond:
Payment of bond must be in cash or cashier's check only. If you are posting a 10% bond, only 90% of the amount you post can be used towards fines and costs or returned to you. The Court keeps 10% of the amount posted.

Payment of Filing Fees:
Payments can be made by check, money order, credit card (VISA, MasterCard, Discover) or cash. Credit card or cash will only be accepted in person. If sending a check or money order, make payable to: 52-1 District Court.