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Traffic citations

Answers to some or all of your questions regarding the citation you have been issued together with court procedures and options:
 TO CONTEST THE CITATION AND REQUEST A TRIAL
                REMIT TOTAL BAIL AMOUNT indicated in the middle of the citation, right below violations, on or before your due date. Include a short note that you are pleading not guilty, include your phone number, return address and your citation number. You will receive a NOTICE OF TRIAL by certified mail within five (5) days after the court has received your bail and request.
 PAYMENT PLANS
                If you are not contesting the citation and are unable to remit the full amount of the fine/assessment by the due date YOU MUST CONTACT the court prior to your due date to arrange payments. 
 AVAILABLE PAYMENT OPTIONS
                Remit cashier’s check or money order made payable to JUSTICE COURT. Print your name, address and citation number clearly on your remittance so it can be applied to your account.
               Call the court to make a payment by Credit or debit card. Be advised the Court charges a 3% fee for using a card to pay a citation.
 -          Cited for DRIVER’S LICENSE, INSURANCE or REGISTRATION NOT IN POSSESSION? For dismissal of that violation simply provide the Court with a copy of any of those documents that were valid ON THE DATE THE CITATION WAS ISSUED.
 TRAFFIC SCHOOL: SEE ATTACHED INFORMATION
                 Nevada is a member of the Non-Resident Violator’s Compact. If you fail to post bail, appear in Court or remit a payment by the due date, your driving privilege will be suspended, a $300.00 bench warrant will be issued and the warrant will be forwarded to a collection agency which will effect your credit history and a 20% collection fee will be added to your account.

 THE OPTIONS OFFERED BY THIS COURT TO AMEND MOVING VIOLATIONS:
                (NRS 484B.617 “rural speed” is not a moving violation)
 -          Speeding 6 to 15 mph over the posted limit; the fine/assessment is increased to $320.00. Upon receipt of the foregoing the violation will be amended to NRS 484D.115, “tail lamps required”, a non moving violation
  • if cited in the construction zone the fine is increased to $420.00 and traffic school is MANDATORY.
-          Speeding 16 to 25 mph over the posted limit; the fine/assessment is increased to $420.00. Upon receipt of the foregoing the violation will be amended to NRS 484D.115, “tail lamps required”, a non moving violation
  • If cited in the construction zone the fine is increased to $520.00 and traffic school is MANDATORY.
-          Speeding 26 to 35 mph over the posted limit; the fine/assessment is increased to $640 and a traffic school certificate of completion is required. Upon receipt of the foregoing the violation will be amended to a one (1) point violation.
  • If cited in the construction zone the fine is increased to $740 and a traffic school IS MANDATORY.
  • -          Speeding 36 mph or more over the posted limit; the fine/assessment is increased to $940 and a traffic school certificate of completion is required. Upon receipt of the foregoing the violation will be amended to a one (1) point violation.
  • If cited in the construction zone the fine is increased to $1,040 and a traffic school is MANDATORY
-          Passing in a no passing zone or passing with insufficient clearance, the fine/assessment is increased to $420.00. Upon receipt of the foregoing the violation will be amended to NRS 484D.115, “tail lamps required”, a non moving violation.
  • If cited in the construction zone the fine is increased to $520 and traffic school is MANDATORY
-          Following too close or Fail to stop at sign (4) points, the fine/assessment is increased to $320 and traffic school is MANDATORY. Upon receipt of the foregoing the violation will be amended to a one (1) point violation.
  • If cited in the construction zone the fine is increased to $420 and traffic school is MANDATORY
-          Reckless driving; the fine/assessment is increased to $1,140 and traffic school certificate of completion is required to amend the eight (8) point violation to a two (2) point violation.
  • If cited in the construction zone and you are pleading not guilty a trial will be scheduled at which time you will appear with counsel to present your defense, no other option offered.
The applicable increased fine/assessment is payable in two equal installments, the first is due on or before the due date listed by the officer and the balance, together with certificate is due 30 days later.

Traffic school many be completed in person or on line with any school licensed in your home state.

To pay a citation, please send a cashier's check or money order endorsed to Justice Court to the address above OR 
YOU MAY CALL THE COURT AND MAKE A PAYMENT BY PHONE WITH A VISA/MASTERCARD/DISCOVERplease be advised any credit or debit card transaction will be charged a 3% convenience fee. Please make sure that your name, citation number and return address are legible.