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Defendant Instructions

If you have been issued one or more of the following traffic citations, you may pay the citations BEFORE THE COURT DATE (see below for methods of payment accepted), or you may appear in person at City Hall, located at 101 West Main Street, Prattville, Al 36067.  *HOWEVER, IF YOU FAIL TO ENTER YOUR PLEA AND PAY YOUR FINE BEFORE THE COURT DATE, YOU MUST APPEAR IN COURT ON THE DATE AND TIME STATED ON YOUR CITATION.

OFFICE HOURS:  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday - Friday, EXCEPT Holidays

Running Red Light $219.50 Improper Turn $219.50
Running Stop Sign $219.50 Improper Backing $219.50
Failure to Dim Lights $209.50 Improper or No Rearview Mirror $219.50
Failure to Yield Right of Way $219.50 Improper Signal $209.50
Texting While Driving $224.50 Improper Passing/Lane Change $219.50
Failure to Use Child Restraint $224.50 Improper Tires $219.50
Failure to Wear Safety Belt $  41.00 Improper Window Tinting $219.50
Improper Horn $219.50 Improper Tag $224.50
Improper Muffler $209.50 Improper Stopping/Parking on/in Hwy $229.50
Improper Brakes $219.50 Following Too Close $219.50
Improper Lights $219.50 Driving on Wrong Side of Road $229.50
Allowing Child Under 16 to Drive $249.50 Blocking Highway $229.50
Disobeying Traffic Control Device $229.50 Driving thru or around Barricade, etc. $219.50
Expired License $219.50 Expired Tag $219.50
Failure to Yield to Emergency Vehicles $249.50 Littering Highway $299.50
Motorcycles - No Shoes $219.50 No CDL License $299.50
Motorcycles - No Helmet $209.50 Failure to Stop at Railroad Crossing $209.50
       
Speeding:  
Less than 25 MPH over posted speed limit $219.50
25 MPH or more over posted speed limit $239.50
Construction Zone:  
Less than 25 MPH over posted speed limit $239.50
25 MPH or more over posted speed limit $279.50
Violating Driver's License restriction or endorsement $259.50
Operating a motor vehicle without a Driver's License $274.50
Operating Vehicle w/o Insurance & all Insurance Violations* $249.50

 

If you appear in court on your scheduled court date and enter a plea of "not guilty" before the Judge, you will receive a typed order in court of the date and time of your trial. If you are indigent and request a court-appointed attorney, and the Court is of the opinion that a conviction may result in a jail term as a part of your penalty, the Court will appoint an attorney to represent you without charge to you.

*NOTE: Questions regarding your Driver's License must be directed to the Department of Public Safety:  334-242-4400

YOU MUST APPEAR IN PERSON ON YOUR COURT DATE AND TIME TO REQUEST A TRIAL, TO REQUEST A COURT-APPOINTED ATTORNEY, OR TO MAKE ANY OTHER SPECIAL REQUEST.

TELEPHONE: (334) 595-0450  FAX: (334) 361-3696
MAILING ADDRESS: 101 West Main Street, Prattville, AL 36067-0020

NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED
You may pay online with debit or credit card at www.alapay.com or call toll free 1-877-252-7294
You may pay online via credit or debit card @ www.govpaynow.com or toll free 1-888-604-7888
If paying in person or by mail - CASH, CASHIER'S CHECK OR MONEY ORDER ONLY
(Please make Cashier's Check or Money Order payable to PRATTVILLE MUNICIPAL COURT)

*INSURANCE CITATIONS – If you had proof of insurance at the time you were issued the citation but could not locate it or did not have it in the car at the time of the issuance of the citation, you can bring in proof of such and the case will be dismissed. HOWEVER, if you did not have insurance at the time of the issuance of the citation, the cost of said citation is $249.50 and can be paid before your court date.

* updated 6/6/2016



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