LINCOLN, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Nebraska Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) has launched a new service, expanding the types of court case payments that can be made online. In September of 2007 the Nebraska Court system introduced the Waiverable Citation Payment system to allow drivers to pay for online traffic violations that do not require a court appearance.
Now, the Nebraska AOC is piloting a new service in the Lancaster County and Lancaster District courts, expanding online payments to case types which had a required court appearance. Payments can now be made by defendants in criminal or traffic cases and by any party to a civil or small claims case. The service securely accepts credit cards and electronic check (ACH). Some payments that can now be made using the courts Internet payment system include:
Other features of the system allow:
The Nebraska AOC intends that this service will be extended to allow for these types of online payments in all Nebraska County and District courts by the end of 2009.
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