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Desoto County Court
Clerk of the Court

How do you take a traffic ticket to court in Desoto County? In Desoto County, if you want to fight a traffic ticket, it will be heard in County Court. The major cities of Desoto County include: Arcadia. If you received a traffic ticket in Desoto County you are not alone. Last year 7,682 traffic citations were issued in Desoto 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 Desoto County Clerk of the Court at:

Desoto County Clerk of the Court
115 E. Oak Street
Arcadia, FL 34266
(863) 993-4880


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 Desoto 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 Clerk of the Circuit Court, established by the Constitution of 1838, is the public trustee for the county. The Clerk provides the checks and balances in county government by acting in their capacity as Clerk to the Board, Clerk to the Court and Keeper of the Public Record.

Use this Civil Traffic Fee Schedule to look the fine amount for the traffic ticket that your received in DeSoto County Florida. 

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