If you desire to plead "not guilty", you or your attorney may appear at the "Traffic Violations Bureau" 111 E. Maple, Independence, Missouri 64050 or call (816)325-7236 and request a not guilty trial date. If you received a ticket with a mail-in fine, you must request a not guilty court date within 30 days of the violation.
If your fine is payable by mail, please view the fine schedule. Payments cannot be paid on a fine less than 48 hours before the court date. Tickets with a court date can also be paid at the Municipal Court cashier window or paid through the mail. All returned checks are subject to penalty and issuance of a warrant for your arrest. DO NOT MAIL CASH. Make checks payable to Independence Municipal Court. (No counter checks or starter checks.)