Fines & Payment Methods
General Info on Fines
The maximum fine amounts for different violations are:
- Most traffic violations: $200
- State law violations: $500
- City ordinance violation: $500-$2000
In addition, State-mandated fees and court costs are added to each fine.
The assessed fine is set by the Judge and determined by the facts and circumstances of your case. Call the court clerk at (903) 737-4107 for the fine amount. When a plea is entered and fine paid, you are waiving your right to trial.
How To Pay Your Fine
Bring your payment to the court clerk’s counter at 2910 Clarksville Street, between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. We accept cash, check, or money order payable to the City of Paris. Credit and debit cards are accepted for the full amount of fine when presented in person with identification. A 5% processing fee will be added to card payments.
Mail a copy of your ticket (or include your ticket number) and your payment by check or money order (no cash) payable to the City of Paris to:
Paris Municipal Court
P.O. Box 9037
Paris, TX 75461
Place a copy of your ticket (or include your ticket number) and a check or money order (no cash) for the amount of your fine payable to the City of Paris in a sealed envelope in the 24-hour drop box at the court entrance.