Committee Adopts Split of Fine, Court Cost Revenue

Posted: December 19, 2012 at 1:53 a.m.

Two small city district courts in Washington County will seek help from the Quorum Court meeting Thursday in preparing for state legislative proposals next year that could impact local budgets if approved.

At A Glance

What Are Court Costs?

A court cost is not a fee for appearing in court. It is a fee the court has been mandated by the state to collect upon each conviction. The court costs are collected by the court and forwarded to the State of Arkansas’ Administration of Justice Fund to support various agencies.

Source: Administrative Office Of The Court.

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