Amnesty month in the city of Canton - - Jackson, MS

Amnesty month in the city of Canton

CANTON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The city of Canton has implemented a one-time amnesty period that allows a defendant to make a lump sum payment of the outstanding balance on traffic violations and/or misdemeanor fines.

The program starts on Feb. 1 and will end on Feb. 18.

The Canton Municipal Court says there are certain criteria that an amnesty-eligible case must meet.

An amnesty-eligible case must meet the following:

  • Your original due date on your traffic(s) or/and misdemeanor(s) case must have been before December 1, 2013.  The misdemeanor case(s) must have a final disposition on it.
  • You either failed to appear in court or failed to pay in full.
  • The last date you made a payment was on or before November 30, 2013
  • You do not owe restitution to a victim on any case within the City of Canton
  • You have no outstanding misdemeanor or felony warrants within City of Canton
The court tells us to confirm your eligibility you can check with the Court Office by docket year, name or citation number at 1-601-859-9291 or .

You may make a single payment for the full amount between 8a.m. and 5 p.m. on Monday thru Friday at the Court Office.

Cash payments can be made at: 
Canton Municiple Court
226 East Peace Street
Canton, Mississippi 39046

By mail:
Canton Municipal Court
Amnesty Program
P O Box 1605
Canton, Mississippi 39046

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