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:
  • Check*
  • Money order*
  • Visa, MasterCard or Discover
  • Cash

*If sending a check or money order, make payable to 52/3 District Court.

Credit Card Payments: Payment 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:
    Payment for restitution must be made in cash, certified check or cashier's check. Personal checks, money orders and credit cards will not be accepted.

    Payment of Bond:
    Payment of bond must be in cash, certified check or cashier's check.  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.