Views expressed in this blog are mine alone and are not intended to represent Williamson County policy nor intended as legal advice.


5/20/2019

PAYING YOUR FINE – INDIGENCY, COMMUNITY SERVICE AND PAYMENT PLANS

In the Justice Court, all class C cases are punishable by fine. The maximum fine for any class C misdemeanor is $500. Court costs vary but are generally under $100, with a few exceptions. Traffic tickets have set maximum amounts that may be less than $500 depending upon the offense. What happens when an individual is unable to pay the fine and court costs? Defendants have several options to pay their fines – payment plans, community service and indigency.


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