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Payment Information

Payment Options:

Oregon Judicial Department ePay         
  • OJD Courts ePay is an online electronic payment service which allows you to make payments on most court cases, citations, and accounts.
  • OJD Courts ePay accepts MasterCard and Visa credit cards and debit cards.
  • Payments are processed and recorded on your case within one business day.

NOTE: Some cases require an appearance in court. It may take as much as 10-15 days for a citation to be available for online payment. A $1.50 processing fee will be assessed on each transaction to cover the costs of processing the online payment.

Payment by Credit Card

Payment may be made by credit card by contacting the Accounting Department at 1-888-564-2828.

Payment by Mail

Please make your check or money order payable to: Deschutes County Circuit Court.

Payment in Person

The court will accept payment by credit card, cash, check, or money order.  The violations bureau determines the fine amount.  If you are unable to pay in full, you may request a payment schedule.  If payment is not made within 30 days of your sentence date, additional fees will be added to your receivable balance based on the total amount owed.

Send Payments to:

Accounting Department
Deschutes County Circuit Court
1100 NW Bond Street
Bend, OR 97701

Payment Options

Credit Card & Debit Cards
VISA or Mastercard
Cash, Check, Money Order or Cashier Check

  •      Two Party Checks are not accepted
  •      Please do not send cash in the mail.
  •      The court will not accept payments made through Western Union.

Notice of Court Fees

The law allows the following fees to recover administrative and collection costs, without further notice to you or action by the court, when the Court has established a payment account, referred a matter for collection, or sent the DMV a suspension notice.

Account Administration Fee ORS 1.202(1)

Administration fees in the amounts of $50, $125, or $200 based on the receivable balance and a docketed money judgment, if eligible, will be added to all monetary judgments when a payment plan is set up.

Collection Cost Fee ORS 1.202(2)

A Collection Referral Fee, and a docketed money judgment, if eligible, is added to every case that is referred to the Oregon Department of Revenue or a third party collection agency for collection.

License Suspension Fee ORS 809.267

A $15.00 License Suspension Assessment and a docketed money judgment, if eligible, is added to each case in which the Court is required to notify the Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles of suspension or restriction of the defendant's driving privileges.

Collection Agencies

If your account becomes delinquent, it will be referred to a collection agency.  The collection agency will notify you of the assignment of the account. 

Posting Bail for Release of a Defendant from Jail

The court only accepts CASH for posting security release funds.  The court will not accept a cashier check or credit card to post bail.

AS THE PERSON POSTING SECURITY, YOU MAY NOT HAVE YOUR MONEY RETURNED.

The security deposit you are posting, less the security release costs will be applied toward payment of:

  • any unpaid fines, costs, assessments, restitution or court-appointed attorney fees and expenses that the defendant may have in this case
  • on any other court case where the defendant owes money to the court
  • may be applied to other judgments and child support arrears owed by the defendant

Criminal Fines, Restitution and Fees

All fines, restitution, and fees assessed are due and payable the day of sentencing.  The Court may allow the Defendant the privilege of establishing a payment plan to pay all or part of the fines/fees.  However, the Court does not send billing statements.  It is the responsibility of the person owing the debt to make the payments as agreed.  If a payment is not made as agreed, the account may be declared due in full and sent to the Oregon Department of Revenue, or a private collection agency for collecting the debt.