TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS

LAGRANGE SUPERIOR COURT

105 N DETROIT ST

LAGRANGE, IN 46761

http://www.lagrangecounty.org

Motorist: You have been issued a Traffic Complaint & Summons. You should either PAY or DENY the citation before the appearance date located at the bottom of the citation.

DENYING THE TICKET: You must send your written denial to the Court, a trial date will be set. If you fail to appear at trial a default judgment will be entered & will result in licenses suspension.

ADMITTING/PAYMENT TICKET: Mail a MONEY ORDER payable to LaGrange County Traffic Violations at the above address for the amount listed on the charge below. Send ticket copy or write the ticket number on the Money Order. Should you require a receipt please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.

**NO PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED. DO NOT SEND CASH IN THE MAIL**

Pay Violation by Credit/Debit card:

*Call PayGov at 1-866-480-8552 24 hours a day

*http://payment.doxpop.com (service fee applies). Please allow 7 days before calling or paying ticket online. Payments are NOT taken over the phone thru the Clerk’s Office.

FAILURE TO PAY judgment and costs within 30 days will result in Failure to Appear to Pay notice sent to BMV and YOUR LICENSES WILL BE SUSPENDED until payment is made.

PROOF OF INSURANCE: Anyone that does not have a clear Driving Record or has received 3 tickets within 1 year will be notified by the BMV to complete a “Certificate of Compliance” for proof of insurance. This will be mailed to the address listed on your driver’s license NOT the ticket. It takes approximately 2 weeks after payment in full has been made. If not completed and returned, the BMV will suspend your license for a minimum of 90 days plus a minimum reinstatement fee of $150.00.

SCHEDULE OF JUDGMENT AND COSTS

AMOUNT DUE: Amount is figured by adding a one-time fee of $133.50 to the fine(s) listed below. If you received two violations during the same stop, you add $133.50 plus the fine amount for each violation.

                 $133.50 + Fine

FINE(S)

Speeding

$ 35.50

Passing Violations

$ 35.50

Disregard Stop/Yield Signs

$ 35.50

Fail to Yield to Emergency Vehicle

$ 35.50

Conservation/Fishing/Hunting Infraction

$ 35.50

False Registration/Expired Registration

$ 35.50

U-Turn/Unsafe Lane Movement

$ 35.50

Following Too Closely

$ 35.50

Expired Registration/Licenses/Plates

$ 35.50

Driving Left of Center

$ 35.50

Radar Detector in Commercial Vehicle

$ 35.50

Learner’s Permit Violation

$ 35.50

Seatbelt Violation/Child Restraint

$ 25.00

Driving While Suspended

$100.00

Log Book Violations

$100.00

Federal Motor Carrier Violation

$100.00

No Financial Responsibility

$150.00(+90 day license suspension)

WORKSITE VIOLATIONS

$325.00

DEFERRAL PROGRAM:

LaGrange County has a deferral program for traffic tickets. If you are eligible, you will receive written notice within thirty (30) days. Please hold payment of tickets for at least 20 days to see if deferral information arrives. Payment of violation prior to receiving deferral information will eliminate you from this program. If you have questions regarding the Deferral Program contact the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office at 260-499-6323.

*Federal law prohibits CFL licensed drivers from qualifying for deferral program.

Any other questions you may have regarding your Ticket (Complaint & Summons), please contact the Clerk’s Office at 260-499-6374.

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm. (Eastern Standard Time)