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:
- Money order*
- Visa, MasterCard or Discover
(in person only)
*If sending a check or money order, make payable to 52/3 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:
(for tickets/cases where a plea
of guilty has been filed or a
finding of guilt has been rendered)
Payments of Restitution:
Payment of restitution must be made by 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.
Payment of Filing Fees:
Payments can be made by check, money order or cash. Cash will only be accepted in person. If sending a check or money order, make payable to 52/3 District Court. As of March 28, 2016, filing fees may also be paid (in person) with Visa, MasterCard or Discover.