News Story (California)
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
September 30, 2015
READ THE FULL STORY HERE
Tags: Court Debt, Driver's license suspension
Under a bill passed by the Legislature, drivers will receive discounts of 50% to 80% on tickets that should have been paid before Jan. 1, 2013, according to the Judicial Council, the policy making body for California courts.
Installment payment plans also will be offered. Californians who lost their driver’s licenses because they could not afford to pay the fines will be eligible to have them reinstated, the Judicial Council said.
Those with parking tickets or convictions for reckless driving or driving under the influence and drivers ticketed in more recent years will not be eligible for the assistance.