Fines, Cost, and Restitution

‚ÄčHow are fines, court costs and restitution determined?
Some of the fines are mandated by law, while others are determined by the Court. Costs are mandated by law, local rule, or administrative Order of Court. Restitution is determined based on the amount of damage incurred.

Where are fines, court costs and restitution paid?
Fines, costs and restitution are paid in the Clerk of Court office located on the first floor of the Adams County Courthouse.  Go to the Payment Methods page for all methods of payments available.

To ensure proper credit, all payments must be clearly marked with the name of the defendant
and the Adams County criminal docket number (ex: CP-01-CR-XXXX-YEAR)