Payment Instructions

To plea Not Guilty and take a case to trial, a defendant must appear in person on the court date and time shown on the citation.

If a defendant wishes to enter a plea of guilty, certain charges may be paid without appearing in court. To obtain the amount of these fines and other information regarding a citation, a defendant may contact the Pelham Court Clerk’s office at (205)620-6407. Please wait 48 hours after receiving a citation before calling for information.

After the amount of the fine has been established, it may be paid in person or by mail no later than the court date shown on the citation. A defendant may pay the fine with cash, money order or cashier’s check. Master Card and Discover Cards are accepted in the office, with an additional 2% Convenience Fee added. No personal checks can be accepted.

Please use this link to pay a fine online. PAY ONLINE using VIsa, Mastercard or Debit Cards.

To pay a fine by mail, the defendant should sign the Plea of Guilty/Waiver of Rights set forth on the back of the citation, and mail it with payment.

Mailing Address:
Pelham Municipal Court
P.O. Box 1419
Pelham, Alabama 35124

When paying in person, payment can only be accepted from the person who received the citation.

Failure to pay or appear by the court date will result in a Warrant for arrest and may result in suspension of the defendant’s driver’s