If you were incarcerated in any facility, please provide the Clerk of Courts Office with written documentation proving your incarceration dates and location. The documentation MUST be on Prison/Probation letterhead. Once we receive the appropriate documentation we can adjust your payment plan accordingly.
Verify payments are received and/or your payment plan has been adjusted by going to the web portal and viewing the last page of your docket sheets by going to http://ujsportal.pacourts.us.
Contempt of Court
Late payments may cause you to be scheduled for the next Contempt Court day. The Clerk of Courts Office creates a new miscellaneous contempt case and you WILL have additional fees.
If the account has not been brought current within 10 days of the motion, your driving privileges may be suspended.
You may be excused from this Court ONLY if you bring yourself CURRENT 3 days prior to the court hearing. Keep in mind another payment may have come due.
At the hearing, if you Acknowledge Contempt, you must enroll in eCommunications and enter into a Wage Authorization with your employer.
If you have acknowledge Contempt and become delinquent again, you WILL be brought in for Contempt Sentencing. Making yourself current WILL NOT excuse you from this hearing. You must appear at this hearing regardless if you brought the account current.
There are additional charges for being listed for Contempt Sentencing.
If your account has not been paid in full within 10 days of the contempt motion, this office will notify PennDot and they will suspend your license until notified by this office that all costs, fines, and restitution have been paid in full.