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Champaign County Circuit Clerk’s office is having Amnesty Week in May

From May 10th to May 21st, the office of the Champaign County Circuit Clerk is hosting Amnesty Week. Per the press release:

“Anyone who has a balance due on a criminal, traffic, DUI, ordinance violation or conservation violation will be able to pay their total due minus any late fees and collection fees which have accumulated.  This does not apply to any fines and costs which have already been paid, or any tax refunds which have been applied against what is due and owing.”

Those who would like to participate can email to receive a quote. The email must include:

  • Name with middle initial
  • Address, phone number, and email address
  • Case number or numbers (can be found at the Circuit Clerk’s website by going to the tab called “View Court Case Information,” and filling in their name in the box called “Search by Participant Name.”)

Payments can be made in person at clerk’s office, located at the Champaign County courthouse, with cash, credit or debit card, or cashier’s check and must be accompanied by the given quote and a state i.d. They can also be made online.

Top photo from Wikipedia Commons.

Staff writer

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