Brevard County Court
Clerk of the Court
How do you take a traffic ticket to court in Brevard County? In Brevard County, if you want to fight
a traffic ticket, it will be heard in County Court. The major cities of Brevard County include: Cocoa Beach, Melbourne,
Palm Bay, and Titusville. If you received a traffic ticket in Brevard County you are not alone. Last year 147,473 traffic
citations were issued in Brevard County alone.
A Civil traffic infraction is a non-criminal violation,
not punishable by jail and which usually can be disposed of by payment of a civil penalty or election to attend a defensive
driving course. A court appearance is not required, except in cases where the violation involves an accident with serious
bodily injury, a fatality or certain other violations.
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 Brevard County Clerk of the Court at:
Brevard County Clerk
of the Court
700 S. Park Avenue
Titusville, FL 32781
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.
should be made within 30 days of the date the ticket was issued (please allow 5 days for the officer to turn the ticket over
to the Clerk's Office). The Clerk's Office will accept partial payments, however there is a monthly fee associated with this
option. The Clerk's Office will also accept personal checks, debit cards, cashier's checks, money
orders, Western Union wire transfers, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. When paying by credit card, there is
a non-refundable charge to provide this service. The Clerk's Office does not receive any part of this fee.
Payment can be madeto the Clerk of the Court by mail, over the Internet, via Western Union, at any Amscot location,
or in person at one of our offices in Titusville, Merritt Island, Melbourne, Viera or Palm Bay.
After 30 days if
the citation has not been paid, a delinquency fee will be added and your driver license will be suspended. Also, after 120
days, the unpaid fees will be turned over to a collection agency and additional fees will be assessed.
Before paying a traffic citation, or electing traffic school you should discuss your case with an experienced traffic ticket attorney in Brevard 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. The Brevard County Clerk of Court does not accept Visa Credit or Debit cards at the counter. They will only accept Visa
Credit or Debit cards for on-line, phone, or mail transactions.
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