do you take a traffic ticket to court in Leon County? In Leon County, if you want to fight a traffic ticket, it will be heard in County Court. The
major cities of Leon County include: Tallahassee. If you received a traffic ticket in Leon County you are not alone. Last
year 74,657 traffic citations were issued in Leon County alone.
Traffic Division is the largest single court-related area of the Clerk's Office. The Traffic Division is responsible for processing
all traffic citations issued by the Tallahassee Police Department, Leon County Sheriff's Department, the Florida Highway Patrol
(when issued in Leon County), and other state law enforcement agencies. There are four primary types of cases filed in the
Traffic Division: criminal traffic violations, traffic infractions (cases involving a civil penalty/fine and not punishable
by a term in the county jail), misdemeanors that occur in conjunction with a traffic violation (resisting arrest, etc.)
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 Leon County Clerk of the Court at:
Leon County Clerk of the Court
2810 Sharer Road Suite 17
Tallahassee, FL 32312
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.