Payment Extension Plan

(Fine Hearing)*

The Ottawa County Municipal Court Payment Extension Plan gives defendants the opportunity to make interest-free payments to the Court when the balance is not able to be paid in full at the time of sentencing.

IF YOUR LAST NAME BEGINS WITH THE LETTER A - G YOUR NEXT FINE HEARING IS FEBRUARY 5th
IF YOUR LAST NAME BEGINS WITH THE LETTER H - M YOUR NEXT FINE HEARING IS MARCH 5th
IF YOUR LAST NAME BEGINS WITH THE LETTER N - Z YOUR NEXT FINE HEARING IS APRIL 2nd

Rules

  1. If you have unpaid fines and court costs, you must appear IN PERSON (see above schedule) at 9:00 am in the main courtroom until your fines and costs are paid in full.
  2. OR, make a minimum payment of $50.00 per month to the Court. YOU MUST MAKE MINIMUM MONTHLY MONTHLY PAYMENTS TO BE EXCUSED FROM THE HEARING.(You do NOT have to appear in person to make payments.)

*Only applicable to finished cases where a signed agreement is on file with the Court. Full payment is required if you wish to waive a ticket in lieu of appearing in Court. See the Waiver Schedule for amounts.