Where does the money go?
All fines are subject to the following surcharges or additional fees as required by State law and local ordinance. The Police Officer Annuity and Benefit Fund is subtracted from the fine imposed. All other fees are added to the fine imposed.
  • Peace Officers Annuity and Benefit Fund O.C.G.A. 47-17-60
  • Law Library Fund O.C.G.A. 36-15-9
  • Peace Officer, Prosecutor and Indigent Defense Funding Act O.C.G.A 15-21-70 to 77
  • County Jail Construction and Staffing Fund O.C.G.A. 15-21-90 to 95
  • Georgia Crime Victims Emergency Fund O.C.G.A. 15-21-110 to 115
  • Local Victim Assistance Programs O.C.G.A. 15-21-130 to 134
  • Drug Treatment and Education Fund O.C.G.A. 15-21-100-101 (Drug offenses only)
  • Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund O.C.G.A. 15-21-140 to 152 (DUI offenses only)
  • Drivers Education and Training Fund O.C.G.A 15-21-179
  • Technology fee Resolution Number # 2009-27
  • Publication fee ($25) for publication of photo in newspaper, as ordered by sentencing judge on second or more DUI offense

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1. What is the amount of my fine?
2. Is my citation a mandatory Court appearance?
3. How do I pay a citation and not have to appear in court?
4. Can I speak to the judge before my court date?
5. What should I do if I cannot appear in court on my court date?
6. What if I fail to appear in court?
7. What is an arraignment?
8. What is a bench trial?
9. How do I get a trial by a jury?
10. How do I appeal the judge's decision?
11. Is there a dress code and prohibited item policy?
12. Are there any security precautions I should be aware of?
13. What can and cannot the court staff do to help?
14. Where does the money go?
15. What are Rule NISIs?
16. How do I request a certified disposition?