What are the benefits of online mediation?
Itís free and you can do it at your convenience from home, work, school on your phone, tablet or computer.
Traffic Ticket? You could get your charge changed to one with no or fewer driver's license points. And you can do it online rather than going to court.
What is "Past Due" for?
If you have a case of any sort that is not resolved or that you owe money on, and you are having trouble paying, click "Past Due." First search for your case or cases. Next, you'll answer some questions about your financial situation. This will help the court determine a payment plan or other options for you to successfully fulfill your penalty and get outstanding legal issues behind you.
It's a program offered by the 31st District Court that will help guide you through the necessary steps to clear your license suspension(s) and possibly resolve your pending Driving While License Suspended (DWLS) charge. Depending on your record and your individual situation, the court may extend a plea offer for a less serious charge, lower fines, or both.
How is it different online than in court?
Itís not. Thereís a real judge and law enforcement officer on the other side, making decisions about your case based on the same criteria they would if you went to court. It just takes place through this website.
Why does the court allow online mediation?
Everyone makes mistakes. If you have a good driving record, the judge and police officer may be willing to give you a lesser charge that does not add points to your license. If you have an outstanding warrant, the court has made this site available to help guide you to take care of your obligations.