If your summons is marked as "Payable" or "Eligible for Early Payment" you may resolve your case and make your payment online or by phone. By doing so, you will be accepting a plea agreement. Your summons will note the number of points to be assessed against your license. Fines will also be assessed and additional court costs and processing fees will apply. Restitution will be ordered in every case and the City Prosecutor will have 45 days to provide a calculation, if any, in every case. If you cannot pay your balance in full, you may set up a payment plan.

When you resolve your ticket online or by phone you will be accepting a plea agreement. If you are receiving a point reduction, your original charge will be dismissed and a lesser charge will be reported to the DMV as noted below. In addition, restitution will be ordered and you will be waiving the rights outlined here Spanish version.

If points are reduced to:

  • 4 points – Disobeyed Stop Sign (Model Traffic Code section 703)
  • 2 points – Drove a Defective or Unsafe Vehicle (Model Traffic Code section 202(1))
  • 1 point – Defective Headlight (Model Traffic Code section 205)
  • 0 points – Seatbelt Required (Model Traffic Code section 237(2))

You do not need to accept a plea agreement or resolve your ticket online or by phone. You have the right to be represented and to contest your ticket at a court or jury trial as applicable.