How are fines, court costs and restitution determined? Some of the fines are mandated by law, while others are determined by the Court. Costs are mandated by law or local rule. Restitution is determined based on the amount of damage incurred.
Where are fines, court costs and restitution paid?
You may pay your costs & fines at the Cumberland County Courthouse Costs & Fines Dept. on the 2nd floor, Mon.-Fri., between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, mail your payment, or you may pay online with a credit card. However, there will be a 2.5% convenience fee, with a minimum of $2.50 charged on any size transaction through the Pay Local Gov link and a flat $2.75 fee charged through the epay link, with a maximum payment of $1,000 per payment. Any number of transactions are permitted. The following credit cards are accepted: American Express, Visa, Master Card or Discover Cards.
You can get your docket number at the e-pay link below and make your payment there or return and make your payment at the paylocalgov link. Only cases with docket numbers beginning with CP-21 can be paid to Cumberland County.
By mail you may pay by money order, cashier's check, and personal checks
CLERK OF COURT
COSTS & FINES
1 COURTHOUSE SQUARE
CARLISLE, PA 17013
To insure proper credit, all payments must be clearly marked with the Name of the Defendant and the Cumberland County Criminal Docket Number