Civil Infractions

If a juvenile receives a civil infraction (ticket) he or she must "appear" within 10 days.  The juvenile must submit the signed ticket either admitting responsibility, admitting responsibility with explanation, or denying responsibility within 10 days. 

Payment, if required, must accompany the signed ticket. 

Signed tickets and payment must be submitted to:

Family Court Records
280 Washington St., Ste. 206
Traverse City, MI 49684

OR

Placed in the red drop box outside the Robert P. Griffin Hall of Justice. 


Credit card payments: Credit card payments may be submitted online.  If you make an online payment, it will not be processed until your signed ticket has been submitted (see above). 



Civil Infraction Fee Schedule



Juvenile Minor in Possession (Alcohol - First Offense):
Fines: Not to exceed $100
Costs: $100
Judicial Fund: $10

Juvenile Minor in Possession (Marijuana - First Offense):
Fines: Not to exceed $100

City Ordinance Violation (First Offense):
Fines: Not to exceed $50
Costs: $25
Judicial Fund: $10




If you have any questions, please call the Clerk's Office at 231-922-4710.