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Court Payment Information

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Payment is due in full on the date of assessment.

Types of Accepted Payment:

Cash, Check, Money Order, or Credit/Debit (including Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express)

Payment Options:

To pay in person, visit your court location.

Pay at the drop box outside any court entrance in Paw Paw and in back of the building in South Haven.           dropbox_pic.jpg

To pay online, visit www.GovPayNow.com.

To pay over the phone call (888)-604-7888.

If you are making a payment with your credit/ debit card, please note that you will need to make sure that you use the correct Payment Location Code (PLC).  The PLCs for Van Buren County Courts are listed below:

Payment Location Code          Court Division

5248                                                      Family Division: Fines & Costs

5250                                                      Family Division: Child Care Fund Reimbursement

1616                                                       District Court West: Fines & Costs

6276                                                      District Court East: Fines, Costs, Fees, Traffic & Criminal

5246                                                      County Clerk: Circuit Court Fines & Costs

5247                                                      County Clerk: Fees (vital records, copies and such)

1615                                                       County Jail: Bond

1968                                                      County Jail: Fines & Fees

A000SV                                             Probate Court: Fees & Costs

1027                                                      Friend of the Court

Service Fees for Online Payments
$0.01 to $50.00              $1.50
$50.01 to $75.00            $1.75
$75.01 to $100.00         $3.00
$100.01 to $150.00      $4.00
$150.01 to $200.00      $6.00
For each additional increment of $50 or portion thereof, add $1.50.

Service Fees for Phone Assisted Payments
$0.01 to $50.00             $5.50
$50.01 to $75.00           $5.75
$75.01 to $100.00        $7.00
$100.01 to $150.00      $8.00
$150.01 to $200.00     $10.00
For each additional increment of $50 or portion thereof, add $1.50.