Dade County Court
Clerk of the
How do you take a traffic ticket to court in Dade County? In Dade County, if you
want to fight a traffic ticket, it will be heard in County Court. The Traffic Court processes traffic citations issued by every law enforcement agency
in Dade County. Duties include public records custodial duties, fine collections and maintaining calendars for County
Court Judges and Hearing Officers. The major cities of Dade County include: Coral Gables, Hialeah, Key Biscayne, Miami, Miami
Beach, and North Miami Beach. If you received a traffic ticket in Dade County you are not alone. Last year 865,266 traffic
citations were issued in Dade County alone.
In order to find out more information about a traffic ticket, pay a civil traffic citation, or elect
to attend a driver improvement
course you can contact the Dade County
Clerk of the Court at:
Dade County Clerk of the Court
1351 N.W. 12th Street
Miami, FL 33125
If your ticket
number is not showing up in the Court system you may need to try back. It sometimes takes a few weeks for the issuing agency
to submit the citation to the Clerk’s office. You have thirty (30) days to pay a traffic ticket, request a hearing,
or elect traffic school.
Although your case does not appear in the system, you are still responsible for satisfying
the requirements within 30 days from the date the ticket was issued. If the web or the Voice Response System at (305) 275-1111
is unable to process your request, you must satisfy your citation by mail or in person at any one of the Clerk's Office locations
in Dade County.
Before paying a traffic citation, or electing traffic school you should discuss your case with an experienced traffic ticket
attorney in Dade County. Paying your traffic
tickets could result in points on your license, higher insurance rates, or possible even the suspension of your driver‘s
If your license is suspended for any reason other that a traffic ticket in Dade County you must go to any Florida Department
of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) office to obtain information
on how to satisfy any other type of suspension/revocation other than for a traffic ticket. The Clerk’s Office only handles
suspensions in regards to traffic tickets issued in Dade County. All other driver license issues are addressed by the state
of Florida DHSMV.
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