Metro Detroit court offering amnesty program to eligible residents

Posted at 6:58 AM, May 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-12 06:58:28-04

LINCOLN PARK, Mich. (WXYZ) — The 25th District Court is offering amnesty program for eligible defendants.

According to the court, the program will allow defendants to pay a fine associated with unpaid parking tickets and civil infractions that were issued from January 1, 2015 to April 20, 2020.

Any default fees, showcause fees, bench warrant fees, late fees and/or penalties will be waived during the amnesty period, the court says. The program will be available from May 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020 and comes in response to the economic hardships brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fees must be paid in full by June 30, 2020 in order to take advantage of this offer.

Payments can be made via personal/cashier's check or money orders to the 25th District Court.

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