Effective immediately, March 17th, any and all small claims or civil traffic case scheduled on the court docket for the next 8 weeks have been cancelled. The cases will be rescheduled one cycle (8 weeks) back to the original assigned judge or hearing officer's docket. The Clerk is working to provide notice to all parties of the new court date.
The Courts Department processes and maintains all civil traffic cases, which do not result in an arrest. These infractions must have been issued in Lee County and can be issued for a variety of infractions which include, speeding, not wearing a seat belt, or not having a valid license or vehicle registration.
These infractions must be paid within 30 days unless the infraction requires a court appearance. Some infractions require mandatory court hearing, which may be due to speeding in excess of 30 mph or causing an accident involving bodily injury to another person or property.
Drivers who receive traffic tickets may be eligible to attend Driver Improvement School in lieu of receiving points on their license.
Traffic School CertificatesSchool Completion Certificates submitted after 5 pm will be processed the following business day; late certificates may be assessed a late fee.
Fail to Appear or Pay
If you fail to appear or fail to pay the fine within 30 days of the issuance date of the citation, your driver license will be suspended and additional fees will be assessed. After 90 days, your citation will also be turned over to a collection agency and an additional 25 percent fee will be assessed against the balance owed.
Please review and print the How to Pay Your Traffic Citation Pamphlet for detailed information and forms.
To request additional information or copies of records, please use our online Records Request System.