Just about everything seems to be closed these days. Schools, churches, restaurants, and businesses big and small. Even Disney World is closed right now due to the recent Coronavirus outbreak. But by the use of teleconferencing work continues. That is true...
As a customer in the public sector, you can buy merchandise and add on to your account for each new item purchased.  This convenience provides one overall balance.  It makes it easier for the customer but also easier for the company...
The Coronavirus brings us into uncharted territory.  The pulse of American and World-Wide business has slowed dramatically.  In the justice system, most courts have reduced staff and are relying on remote computing to keep up with filings and limited court business. ...
We are challenged in unprecedented times in our courts, in our country, and around the world.  When we talk about a virus most think about computers and what that does to the internet.  The Coronavirus is more invasive affecting people around...
The Florida Supreme Court weighed in on Amendment 4 confirming that all sentencing terms must be completed by felons to become eligible to vote which includes fine payments. Passed by Florida voters in 2018, the amendment provided voting rights restoration. Original...
You don’t know me.  The process scares me.  And all you want is to take more of what I don’t have. So, I don’t have time for you.  People don’t care, why should I? When a defendant steps before a judge...
Ignoring traffic ticket fines could result in your drivers license being suspended.  From 2016 to 2018 over 3.1 million suspensions were issued for failure to pay traffic or criminal fines according to the Florida Clerk of Court Operation Corporation (FL-CCOC). A...
Courthouses need look no farther than the mailroom for improving compliance with fees and fines.  In a mobile-first world, there are more options than ever to reach connected consumers. While snail mail may never go completely out of style, emailing and...
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Concerns about the most fair and effective methods to encourage citizens’ compliance with court orders are sweeping the U.S., but as old enforcement tools fall out of favor, new ones are needed. When a judge orders a fine, it is expected...