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Per the law (KRS 189.999) if you were cited while under the age of 18 for any traffic violation, you are required to attend court with a parent or guardian. No proof or payment can be accepted by our office prior to your court date.

  • Acceptable payment methods include:
    • cash;
    • money order;
    • personal check (with a photo ID and as long as there was no prior failure to appear on the case);
    • cashier’s check;
    • debit card ($2 fee if pin is entered); and/or
    • credit card ($6 fee) with proper ID/ phone transaction must be completed by card holder.
  • Pre-payable citations can be paid:
    • online (at least 4 business days prior to court date) at ePay ePay on the Court of Justice website,
    • by phone, with a credit card (by card holder) by calling 859-292-6523 Ext. 500;
    • via mail, mailed to Kenton Circuit Clerk’s Office 230 Madison Ave, Covington, KY 41011. (If you would like a receipt please include a self addressed stamped envelope with your payment); or
    • in person at the Kenton Circuit Clerk’s Office 230 Madison Avenue 3rd Floor, Covington, KY 41011.
  • If you were cited for a charge that requires proof to be shown (insurance, registration, license, etc.) you may:
    • email the proof to kentonproof@kycourts.net (at least 3 days prior to your court date);
    • fax the proof to 859-292-6611; or
    • bring in person to the Kenton Circuit Clerk’s Office 230 Madison Avenue, Covington, KY 41011 .
    • Please include a copy of your citation with the documentation. Once you have faxed your documentation, please contact our office at 895-292-6523 Ext. 500 to verify we received your information and that the documents are satisfactory. If you email your documentation, you will receive an emailed response from our office within 2 business days. If you do not receive a response, please contact our office.
  • If a payment is invalid: the payment will be voided, the charges reinstated and a warrant may be issued for your arrest.

***Reminder – Our office is prohibited from providing legal advice. You may contact the Northern Kentucky Bar Association (Lawyer Referral Service) @ (859781-1525 or Legal Aid of the Bluegrass (Civil Legal Assistance) @ (859) 431-8200, or contact a private attorney for further information.