HOW TO MAKE PARTIAL PAYMENTS

Allen Superior Court
Misdemeanor and Traffic Division

Effective July 19, 2006

PAYMENT LOCATIONS

Full or partial payments can be made in person or by mail at:

Clerk of Allen Circuit and Superior Courts
Courthouse, Room 200
715 South Calhoun Street
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802

Clerk of Allen Circuit and Superior Courts
Charles "Bud" Meeks Justice Center
101 East Superior Street
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802

Full or partial payments can be made by depositing them in the drop box:

Located at the north side of the Allen County Courthouse on Main Street.

Located inside the Charles "Bud" Meeks Justice Center.

PAYMENT TYPES

Acceptable payment types include:

  • Cash
  • Money Order
  • Cashier's Check
  • Certified Check
  • Credit Card through Government Payment Services (see further details below)

How to Make Payments by Credit Card:

Credit card payments will be accepted through Government Payment Services. To utilize this option, call toll free at 888-604-7888 (available 24 hours a day) or go online at www.GovPayNOW.com.

You must use payment location code #1048 and have confirmed the amount of fines and costs that you owe.

If you choose this option and pay online, a 3.5% service fee will be added to the amount of fines and costs that you owe. If you pay by phone, a 5% service fee will be added to the amount of fines and costs that you owe.

Government Payment Services accepts the following Credit Cards: Discover, MasterCard, Visa, and American Express.

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Personal Information required to make partial payments:

Name:

Street Address:

City, State, and Zip Code:

Court Cause Number:*

Social Security Number (see note below):

Date of Birth:

Driver's License Number:

*To ensure your payment is applied to the appropriate case, always include your Court Cause Number when you are mailing in or depositing a payment. If the Cause Number is not included, the Clerk will apply your payment to the case that has the oldest payment order.

NOTE: Social Security Numbers in court records must be excluded from public access according to the Indiana Supreme Court, Administrative Rule 9. This data will be maintained confidentially by the Clerk of Courts.

PAYMENT SCHEDULE

Total Fines & Costs

Minimum Monthly Payment

$25

Payment in Full

Over $25 but less than $300

$25/month

Over $300 but less than $600

$50/month

Over $600 but less than $900

$75/month

NOTE: If your fines and costs total more than $900, you can ask the staff at the Clerk's payment window for the minimum monthly amount. If you pay more than the minimum monthly amount, the Clerk will apply the surplus to your outstanding fines and costs.

Your first payment is due upon enrolling in the partial payment program.

WARNING

If you choose to make partial payments, the Court expects you to follow the payment plan to which you have agreed. Your failure to follow the payment plan may lead to additional penalties and/or potential jail time!

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact the Clerk's Office regarding partial payments by calling:

(260) 449-7038

(260) 449-7655

Office Hours:

8:00 AM to 4:15 PM, Monday through Friday.

The Courthouse and Justice Center are closed on Saturday, Sunday, and all legal holidays.

Lisbeth A. Borgmann

Lisbeth A. Borgmann
Clerk of Courts

Contact Info

Allen County Courthouse
715 S. Calhoun Street
Rm. 200A
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

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Ph. (260) 449-7245

Fax (260) 449-7658

Hours of Operation
M-F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Clerk of Courts
Lisbeth A. Borgmann

Chief Deputy
Christopher M. Nancarrow

Director of System Operations
Mary Giant

Administrative Assistant
Michele Koop