Call for the fine amount at (816)325-7239 or view a listing of these fines. If you desire to plead "guilty", sign the ticket and return it with a check or money order made payable to the Independence Municipal Court 111 E. Maple Independence, Missouri 64050. Payment must be received within 20 calendar days after the violation. If payment is received on the 21st or subsequent day after the violation, a $10.00 penalty is assessed. DO NOT MAIL CASH. You also may be able to pay your ticket online.
Your rights include the right to be represented by counsel, right to plead "not guilty", right to trial before a Municipal Judge, in court, and the right to confront your accusers. If you desire to waive these rights, you can sign the back of the ticket to so indicate your understanding, hereof. Such action and payment of fine will have the same force and effect as a court judgment. A record of such action will be furnished to the state driver's licensing authority. Failure to comply with the appropriate foregoing instructions will result in the issuance of a warrant for your arrest; and for non-resident motorists, home state license suspension.