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Gadsden County court offers amnesty day for traffic fines and misdemeanors

Need a fresh start? Want to put your legal troubles in Gadsden County behind you? Gadsden County Judge Kathy Garner is hosting an amnesty day where certain misdemeanor warrants, fines, and court costs in Gadsden County will be forgiven.

“You can attend this clinic without the fear of being arrested and the assistance needed to get you back on the right track,” Judge Garner said. 

The Gadsden County Misdemeanor/Traffic Court Clinic will be held this Saturday, June 22.
Cases that will be handled if the participant is eligible include.

  • Resolve old outstanding failure to appear capias (Misdemeanor/Traffic Misdemeanor cases only).
  • Resolve old outstanding violations of probation capias (Misdemeanor/Traffic Misdemeanor cases only).
  • Failure to pay court costs, fines and fees.
  • Reduce or waive court costs.
    Allow Community Service Hours or Gadsden County Work Program in lieu of court costs.
    Re-establishment of payment plan.
  • Diversion.
  • Negotiated pleas.
  • Traffic infractions (not including fatalities or injury).
  • Non-DUI related cases
  • Florida Driver’s Licenses reinstatement.
    Sealing/Expunging of records information.

 Interested people should come to the Gadsden County Courthouse, located at 10 East Jefferson Street in Quincy, on Saturday, June 22, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. They can also contact the Gadsden County Clerk’s Office at 850.875.8601 for more information on participation eligibility.

Erin Hill – Gadsden County News Service