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EATON COUNTY 56A DISTRICT COURT AMNESTY PROGRAM

February 1, 2019 through March 31, 2019


The 56A District Court, Juvenile Court and Friend of the Court in Eaton County announce an AMNESTY PROGRAM for individuals delinquent on payments.

The amnesty program is a one-time program offering waivers of late fees, credits and warrant cancellations to individuals upon payment of court ordered obligations.

  • This announcement does not preclude an individual’s arrest on a valid warrant PRIOR to his/her appearance at the court.
  • Upon conclusion of the amnesty period, no further consideration will be given and enforcement will resume in earnest for arrests on outstanding warrants.

For complete details and descriptions for the 56A District Court amnesty program please click the link below. 

56A DISTRICT COURT AMNESTY PROGRAM

 

Payments of Fines and Cost

NOTICE: ALL FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS (FINES, COSTS, RESTITUTION) ARE DUE IN FULL ON THE DATE OF SENTENCING. PURSUANT TO MCR 1.110 

The following methods of payments are acceptable at the 56th District Court.

1.  In person at the courthouse Monday - Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

2.  By Mail with check or money order (please include ticket or case number) sent to:

56th District Court

Attn: Traffic Fines

1045 Independence Blvd

Charlotte, MI 48813 

3.  Online through GovPayNow.com. A fee is added for using this service.

4.  By telephone at GovPayNow at 1-(888) 604-7888. You will need pay location code number PLC 6701 to use this GovPayNow service.  A fee is added for using this service

 

Request for Payment Plan

 

1.  A minimum payment of ½ the balance due is required within the 30 days of the due date provided by the court or at the informal or formal hearing. If you make this payment the court will grant you an additional 30 to pay the balance due.

2.  You must contact the 56th District Court in writing, Email or Fax to request additional time beyond the above listed terms to pay.  DO NOT CALL BY PHONE. Your letter should indicate your desire for additional time and the time period which you expect to pay the balance due. If granted you will have an additional 30 days to comply with the judgment. Additional time will require another letter to the court. It will be the courts discretion to grant any additional time without incurring any penalties.

3.  If the aforementioned conditions are not in compliance, additional court costs and fees may be accessed to your original judgment amount.

4.  Failure to comply with the above payment conditions MAY result in your driver’s license being suspended and the additional expense of driver reinstatement fees being assessed to your judgment balance.

5.  Failure to make payments as directed above MAY result in a show cause hearing to be scheduled. This scheduled hearing will include additional court costs.

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