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Leon County Court

Clerk of the Court

How 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.

The 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
(850) 577-4100


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.

Before paying a traffic citation, or electing traffic school you should discuss your case with an experienced traffic ticket attorney in Leon County. Paying your traffic tickets could result in points on your license, higher insurance rates, or possible even the suspension of your driver‘s license.

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