DETROIT— The 36th District Court announced today that they have joined the DivDat Kiosk Network, a high-tech “no fee” electronic payments solutions provider. Effective October 29, 2018, individuals with outstanding debt owed to 36th District will be able to pay court fines and fees at over 50 kiosks conveniently located throughout the metro Detroit area. No more traveling to the courthouse, paying to park, going through security and waiting in line to pay.
Individuals opting to use this safe, convenient no fee method to pay their outstanding debt simply choose the 36th District icon and type in their name or scan the barcode on their driver’s license. The kiosk will automatically display any balances owed. The DivDat kiosks are linked in real time with the Court’s case management system to provide current amounts owed. The user may choose to pay with cash or credit/debit card and will receive a printed or emailed payment receipt.
“We are very excited and proud to be the first court to partner with DivDat and take advantage of this technology to offer the public a more convenient method to pay their fines.” said Chief Judge Nancy Blount. Judge Blount added, “This is yet another advancement in our Court’s mission to improve accessibility, enhance convenience, and provide additional ancillary services to meet the growing needs of the citizens we serve. Our team will continue to pursue the latest technology available to benefit the public, our employees, the bench and all of our justice system partners.”
Kelli Moore Owen, Court Administrator stated, “Offering those who have outstanding debt with the Court a variety of convenient methods to pay is a major component in their compliance.”
The 36th District Court is the first court to join the DivDat Kiosk Network where some 100,000 people per month pay their DTE Energy, Detroit Water bills (DWSD), Wayne County Delinquent Taxes or Current City of Detroit taxes as well as a host of other City of Detroit bills including personal property taxes, Renter’s Escrow Program and many other programs coming on line with the DivDat Kiosk Network. Click here to find a DivDat Kiosk near you!