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Allegan County
57th District Court

113 Chestnut St.
Allegan, MI 49010
Phone: (269) 673-0400
Fax: (269) 673-0490


HOURS:
8:30am - 4:30pm
Monday through Friday

 


Fines, Fees and Costs 

 

Civil and Small Claims

SMALL CLAIMS:
Claim up to $600 $25.00
Claim over $600 to $1,750 $45.00
Claim over $1,750 $65.00
GENERAL CIVIL:
Claim up to $600 $25.00
Claim $600 to $1,750 $45.00
Claim over $1,750 to $10,000 $65.00
Claim $10,001 to $25,000 $150.00
LANDLORD/TENANT:
Possession $45.00
Supplemental Filing: (Money Judgment)
Claim up to $600 $25.00
Claim $600 to $1,750 $45.00
Claim over $1,750 to $10,000 $65.00
Claim $10,001 to $25,000 $150.00
 
JURY DEMAND: $50.00
ORDER OF EVICTION: $15.00
GARNISHMENT: $15.00
DISCOVERY: $15.00
ORDER FOR SEIZURE OF PROPERTY: $15.00
APPEAL FEE: $25.00
CERTIFIED COPIES: $10.00 PLUS
$ 1.00 PER PAGE
MOTION FEES- all civil cases $20.00

 

For Payment of Civil Fees, Payment page for more information.

Traffic Violations

VIOLATION FINES & COSTS
Speeding    1-5 MPH over 90.00
Speeding    6-10 MPH over 105.00
Speeding    11-15 MPH over 120.00
Speeding    16-20 MPH over 135.00
Speeding    21-25 MPH over 150.00
Speeding    26-xx MPH over 170.00
Note: If speeding ticket was written in a school or construction zone, or emergency scene, contact the court for fine & costs amount.
 
Careless Driving 225.00
Disregard Traffic Control Device 80.00
Expired Operator's License 160.00
Expired Registration Plates 80.00
Failure to Stop in Assured Clear Distance 80.00
Failure to Yield Right of Way 80.00
Following Too Close 80.00
Improper Passing 80.00
Improper Turn 80.00
Improper Use of Registration Plate 195.00
Not Valid/Improper Operator's License 195.00
Safety Belt 65.00
Too Fast for Conditions 80.00
 
Defective Equipment1 80.00
 
No Proof of Insurance2 145.00
 
No Operator's License on Person 160.00
No Operator's License on Person (proof shown) 75.00
No Proof of Registration on Person3 65.00
No Child Restraint3 65.00

 

1Fine and costs will be waived if repairs are made, a police officer certifies repairs were made and the citation is returned to the court within 10 calendar days of citation.

2Fine and costs will be waived if valid proof of insurance is shown within 10 calendar days of citation. A statutory $25.00 fee will be charged.

3Fine and costs will be waived if a valid registration or child restraint acquisition is shown within 10 calendar days of citation.

 

For Payment of Traffic fines, Payment page for more information.

Traffic Violation Payment Methods

In Person:
A defendant may appear in court to admit responsibility anytime during the course of a normal business day. Clerk's Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Bring your copy of the citation with you. The clerk will ask you to sign the back of your ticket admitting responsibility and issue a receipt for your payment. Payments can be made by personal check, business check, certified check, money order, credit card, or cash. All checks should be made payable to the 57th District Court.
By Mail:
Appearance by mail is made when the defendant returns the citation to the court with a signed admission of responsibility (see back of ticket), along with full payment of applicable fines and costs. Personal checks or money order payments will be accepted by mail (Do not mail cash). Mail payment to the court listed on your citation. If payment is not enclosed, the court will enter the judgment and assess the appropriate fine and costs. All checks should be made payable to the 57th District Court. Please do not staple or tape your check to the ticket.
By Phone:
Call toll-free 1-888-604-7888 (Government Payment Services) 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. The 57th District Court payment location code is 5200. A convenience fee will be assessed by the credit card provider. The defendant admits responsibility or pleas guilty by phone when selecting this option.
By Internet:
Visit our Payment page for more information.
The 57th District Court payment location code is 5200. A convenience fee will be assessed by the credit card provider.

 

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