Sumter County Court
Clerk of the Court
How do you
take a traffic ticket to court in Sumter County? In Sumter County, if you want
to fight a traffic ticket, it will be heard in County Court. The major cities of Sumter County include: Bushnell,
Center Hill, Coleman, Webster, and Wildwood. If you received a traffic ticket in Sumter County you are not alone. Last year
22,433 traffic citations were issued in Sumter 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 Sumter County Clerk of the Court at:
County Clerk of the Court
209 N. Florida Street
Bushnell, FL 33513
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 Sumter 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.
Local parking tickets must be paid within 30 days from the
date the ticket was issued directly to the City Hall where the ticket was issued. Local parking violations are ones, which
are not issued on a Florida Uniform Traffic Citation. Local parking tickets do not affect your driver license, but may affect
the renewal of your vehicle registration if left unpaid. Additionally, unpaid parking violations may be turned over to a collection
agency. For more information regarding traffic tickets, and parking tickets in Sumter County please contact the clerk of Courts.
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