Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller
Office of Gary J. Cooney, Clerk & Comptroller
P.O. Box 7800
550 W. Main St.
Tavares, FL 32778-7800
Payment Plan Applications will be reviewed by Clerk staff. Applicable payment terms will be completed and
returned to the applicant for final agreement. For questions related to payment plans, call (352) 742-4176 or
First Name: Middle Name: Last Name:
Case Number (only one case per application):
Street Address:
City: State: Zip:
Date of Birth: Driver License No.:
Cell Phone: Home Phone:
If submitting this application by email, I consent to receive information by email regarding this plan.
Yes No
If text messaging payment reminder notifications become available in the future, I consent to receive
said notifications and understand that standard message and data rates may apply. Yes No
I wish to update my address information to that listed in this agreement. Yes No
The above-named applicant will pay fees, service charges, and costs, in the total amount of $ ,
with one initial payment of $ , no later than , followed by equal
payments in the amount of $ per month beginning , and continuing on the
day of each month until paid in full.
I understand and agree that I am subject to pay a $25 administrative fee to establish a payment plan.
I agree to make monthly payments as outlined above until the total amount of court costs, service
charges, and other fees are paid in full. Upon returning a signed copy of this agreement, a detailed
payment schedule with my monthly payment amount and due dates will be returned to the email address
provided in this application.
Payment Plan Agreement | Page 2
I agree to update my contact information with the Clerk & Comptroller’s Office in writing by email to or by mail to Lake County Clerk of Courts, Attn: Payment
Plans, P.O. Box 7800, Tavares, FL 32778.
Criminal cases may be subject to a non-refundable lien fee of $22.00.
I understand that these monthly payments will be applied first towards any fine amounts owed.
Any three missed payments may result in this case being referred to a collection agency, and additional
fees of up to 40% will be assessed pursuant to Section 28.246(6), Florida Statutes.
Failure to make timely payments on a traffic or criminal case pursuant to the terms of this payment plan
may result in the assessment of late fees and driver license suspension pursuant to Sections 318.15 and
322.245, Florida Statutes.
A failure to pay timely, which results in any criminal fine assessed by the court not being paid by the
date established by the court, may result in the arrest of the defendant for failure to pay the fine.
Under penalty of perjury, I declare that I have read this payment plan agreement and that the facts stated in it
are true. I understand the above terms and conditions of my financial obligations, and agree to comply with this
payment plan.
Printed Name
Signature Date
Pay Online: Visit to pay online. The financial service provider
charges a nominal, non-refundable fee for each credit card or electronic check transaction paid online.
Pay by Phone: Call (352) 742-3846 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, to pay by credit
card over the phone. The financial service provider charges a nominal, non-refundable fee for each credit
card transaction. The name on the credit or debit card must match the name on the court case.
Pay by Mail: Mail a cashier’s check or money order, and include your case number with your payment.
Mail to Gary J. Cooney, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, Attn: Traffic Department, P.O. Box
7800, Tavares, FL 32778-7800.
Pay In-Person: Pay in person by cash, cashier’s check, money order, or credit card at the Lake County
Courthouse, East Wing, First Floor, 550 W. Main St., Tavares, FL 32778.
Pay by Drop-Box: Next-business-day payments (please include your case number) by cashier’s check or
money order (no cash) may be made using one of our drop-boxes available at the following locations:
o Clermont: 290 Citrus Tower Blvd., Suite 116, Clermont
o Downtown Tavares (Veterans Services Building): 418 W. Alfred Street, Tavares
o Leesburg: 1720 N. Citrus Blvd, Leesburg
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