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Payment & Refund Information

The Court views obligations to pay fines, forfeitures, costs, surcharges, assessments, fees, restitution, and reimbursements seriously and expects payment in full on or before the due dates imposed.
 

 

Where/How:



Online: Unpaid fine and forfeiture payments may be made online with a MasterCard or electronic check through the Wisconsin Courts Website.

Unpaid Traffic Citations and other fines and forfeitures can be made through Government Payment Service (GovPayEXP) using VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover. Racine Clerk of Courts’ Pay Location Code is 1542.


By Mail:

Checks or Money Orders made payable to the Clerk of Circuit Courts mailed to:

Racine County Clerk of Circuit Courts
ATTN: PAYMENT CENTER
730 Wisconsin Ave
Racine, WI 53403

Checks are acceptable ONLY for the payment of fines, fees, and restitution. We do not accept checks for bail/bond. Third Party or Starter checks are not accepted.  Returned checks will be assessed additional fees.


In Person: During Regular Business Hours:

Cash. Checks or Money Orders made payable to the Clerk of Circuit Courts. VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover Card.

Racine County Courthouse – 8th Floor
730 Wisconsin Ave
Racine WI 53403

** OR **


Racine County Law Enforcement Center – Traffic Court
717 Wisconsin Ave
Racine, WI 53403

A photo ID (driver’s license or state ID card) may be required when making payment or applying for a refund.

To help ensure your payment had been processed accurately, please make sure you receive and review your receipt before you leave.

Checks are acceptable ONLY for the payment of fines, fees, and restitution. We do not accept checks for bail/bond. Third Party or Starter Checks are not accepted.  Returned checks will be assessed additional fees.

AFTER HOURS:

Checks or Money Orders made payable to Clerk of Circuit Court.

A Yellow ‘Traffic Citation’ Drop Box is located curbside at 717 Wisconsin Ave.


 REFUNDS:
When filing a case or purchasing forms & documents, we do NOT normally give refunds if you:
  • simply change your mind, or
  • make a wrong decision, or
  • are unsuccessful in what you are attempting to accomplish.
  • Visa or MasterCard credit or debit cards (used as credit only)
We strongly encourage you to consult an Attorney prior to filing a case or purchasing forms and documents.

Bail/Bond is ordered and refunded according to state statute and judicial order. If bond is to be returned a refund will be made:
  • After the disposition of the case,
  • To the person who put the Bail/Bond on deposit, and
  • Within 4-6 weeks,
  • All bail/bond refunds will be refunded by US Mail.
Please note that any restitution, fines, forfeitures, or costs imposed against a defendant can and will be paid out of the bond/bail posted without further notice. We strongly recommend any party posting bond to carefully read review the  Notice to All Parties Posting Cash Bond BEFORE posting bond/bail.



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