(1) (a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this subsection (1), any person convicted of violating a municipal ordinance in a municipal court of record may be incarcerated for a period not to exceed 364 days or fined an amount not to exceed two thousand six hundred fifty dollars, or both.
Fines range from $15 to $265 depending upon the offense. If it is a traffic offense in a school zone and/or posted work zone, fines may be doubled. In addition to the fines, there are $40 in surcharges. Cases that appear in court are also subject to a $25 court fee and/or a $25 Stay Of Execution (SOE) fee for setting up a payment arrangement.
If you have a traffic violation, points against your Driver's License will also be assessed. Points range from 0-12, depending on the severity of the offense.
If you are unable to pay your court fine, you will need to appear in court and speak with the judge and explain your circumstances. Pay your fine online. If you are paying by check, please include your citation number in the memo section of your check.
If you have a ticket in Kersey Municipal Court and would like to discuss possible a plea bargain or your available options prior to commit to court you contact the Town Prosecutor Amy Penfold.
The Honorable Kimberly Emil serves as the Town's Municipal Court Judge.