Pay a fine Lawyer Up – Terms
Paying Citations or Court Fees Mobile and Online
Paying Up or Lawyering Up by Mobile Device or Online READ CAREFULLY!
You are admitting your guilt when choosing the “Pay Up” option! Are you guilty? The alternative is to “Lawyer Up”, follow this link, read the Terms and select a lawyer.
If you have any questions about your legal rights and remedies, you should consult a licensed attorney. If you change your mind about paying online, you can simply click "Cancel" at any time before clicking on "Make Payment." Note that if you "Cancel" this process, your case will not be disposed, and you must appear in court on the date shown on your citation, unless you otherwise dispose of the case before that date.
Note: Once you select "Make Payment" later in this process, you will have pled guilty/responsible and have paid any applicable fine and court costs, your case will be disposed, a judgment of guilt/responsibility will have been entered, and the case will be removed from the calendar for the court date shown on your citation. You may not change your plea or otherwise undo the disposition of your case without an order of a judge. The clerk of court's office cannot assist you with this. If you wish to re-open your case and change your plea after disposing of the case through this website, an attorney may be helpful to you in determining how to proceed.
Pay-a-Fine and Lawyer up Network is a service that relies on a payment processing vendor. In addition to our service fee, an additional fee will be charged by the vendor for processing your electronic payment for a citation, court fine or retaining a lawyer. This additional fee will be calculated based on the amount owed by you to the court or agreed as a retainer for the lawyer. You will have the opportunity to review the total payment amount before finalizing your transaction.
In order for us to pay your citation online, you must have your "Citation Number." If you do not know your Citation Number or Court Case number, we cannot search for your citation by your name. Citations are on the court calendar only if the case has been entered into the criminal or civil system. A few days are needed for your citation to be entered into the system. Citation information is no longer available on the court calendar when the court appearance date has passed.
Not all citations are eligible for online payment; however, most waivable citations may be paid online.
There are NO refunds once we pay the court.
Our service fees and the payment processing fee are NON REFUNDABLE.
If you are NOT GUILTY or there are extenuating circumstances then Lawyer Up! Identify and Retain a MAARS Network Lawyer/Attorney specialist to review your case.
IMPORTANT: MAARS Use of the Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up system does not guarantee availability of the Attorney/Lawyer selected by you. The advance online payment of a deposit does not guarantee availability of the selected attorney/lawyer or create an ongoing attorney/lawyer-client relationship. The MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Network, while completely confidential, is designed to provide quick online or mobile device access to local qualified lawyers/attorneys who have opted into the MAARS Pay a Fine Lawyer Up program.. You may be required to pay a fixed fee in advance of any lawyer/attorney review of your particular case and again be required to later pay a fee to retain the lawyer / attorney as your legal representative.
All of MAARS Pay a Fine and Lawyer Up attorneys/lawyers are admitted to practice law in their respective jurisdictions. The third part legal services offered by the Pay-a-Fine /Lawyer Up application or website should not be construed as a statement on the availability of any particular attorney/lawyer to perform a legal service(s) in any jurisdiction
Anyone considering a lawyer should independently investigate the lawyer's credentials and ability, and not rely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. MAARS Global Lawyers/Attorneys affiliated with this Application and the Pay-a-Fine / Lawyer Up website are not holding themselves out as experts, specialists or as certified in any aspect of the law. A lawyer will correspond to an inquiry via email and may give information or provide assistance where they are admitted to practice law. Legal matters differ greatly from jurisdiction to jurisdiction and as such, you should consult with a lawyer in your jurisdiction.
MAARS Use of the Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up User Relationship: Solely a Marketplace
MAARS Global Lawyers Network is an Internet marketplace that facilitates communication between Lawyers and potential Clients. The service may also include payment processing for services delivered, in the event that both the Lawyer and Client agree to establish a paid relationship. Regarding the actual processing of payment as we have a 3rd party payment-processing affiliate the terms and conditions of which you the Client or MAARS MAARS Global Lawyers Network must independently adhere.
MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney itself does not provide legal advice, it is instead a neutral, third party Service that takes no interest in the actual rendering of legal services and makes no guarantees that Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up Users will successfully find a Lawyer/Attorney through our Service and takes no interest in, and offers no opinion on, when or if an attorney-client relationship has been formed. Formation of an attorney-client relationship is a matter to be handled entirely by the Lawyer/Attorney and Client on their own terms.
MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney does not involve itself in the agreements between Lawyers and Clients, nor the work generated as a result. Although we take steps to ensure we deliver a quality Service, we cannot ensure the quality of any work or the integrity of any party in an agreement. The User, and not MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney, is solely responsible for making an assessment about the integrity and trustworthiness of any persons with whom the User communicates, hires, or pays while using the Service.
MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine reserves the right to decline limited scope representation to only payments made on your behalf to a court or for Online Consultation an attorney/lawyer.
While we maintain the confidentiality of your inquiry, you understand that transmission of information through the Internet may not be completely secure. You further understand that transmission of these questions does not establish an attorney/client relationship. On-line consultation means a MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine attorney has agreed to answer questions. Online consultation is for informational purposes only. By accessing, and using our website or mobile application or downloading of any materials from our web site, is by virtue thereof an acknowledgement that you agree to follow and be bound by these terms and conditions (the "Terms"). If you do not agree with these Terms, please do not use this Application or our website.
Any form of use of our service is solely for the purpose of facilitating communications between a perspective Client and Attorney/Lawyer. In no way is any communication made through our application or website intended to, nor will it create an attorney-client relationship between any two Users, or between any entity or User and MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine. The formation of any attorney-client relationship through use of the MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine or Lawyer Up Service is expressly denied.
MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up makes no endorsement of any kind regarding our Users, we are solely a platform allowing for communications between Attorneys and Clients and make no representation concerning, for example, an Lawyer/Attorney’s qualifications, with exception to the following: 1) that the Attorney was licensed to practice law in at least one jurisdiction at the time of registration; 2) that the Attorney had been an active member of at least one Bar Association or Law Society for at least 12 months prior to registration; 3) that the Attorney had a malpractice insurance policy covering at least $1 million in damages at the time of registration. While MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer will make a good faith effort to ensure that active Attorneys on our platform maintains, at all times, the standards stated above which are necessary to be accepted onto the platform, and MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up disclaims all liability in the event the Client finds an Attorney on the platform who does not maintain the requisite standards for admission to the site.
MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine is not a law firm and our staff are not lawyers, we do not offer legal advice, recommendations, mediation, or counseling under any circumstance nor is it a party or participant in any provision, rendering, receipt or solicitation of any legal advice, opinion, counsel, information, or guidance. Users should not accept any information received from any source found on this service, unless it is through direct communication with an attorney on the site and that the User speaks to via MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine.
MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine is not a lawyer referral service and does not provide such services. MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine provides on its platform a directory of participating Attorneys/Lawyers which is provided solely for information and communication purposes. We provide tools to assist Clients in identifying relevant participating Attorney(s)/Lawyer(s) who may help them with their legal needs, but Clients acknowledge that MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine does not recommend, endorse, or qualify any particular Attorney/Lawyer. We take no interest in the process of your hiring an Attorney/Lawyer whatsoever, this is done solely at you, the User/Client’s own discretion.
MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine does not take payments in the form of percentages of fees generated from Attorneys MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine is offered as a paid service for Clients and MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Lawyer Up is a free service but requires the Client pay a designated fee amount to the Attorney/Lawyer, this amount applied towards the legal fee incurred by the Client. UNUSED AMOUNTS will be refunded to the Client.
If Attorneys and Clients choose to formalize the scope of their attorney-client relationship, it is to be done on their own terms, regardless of their use of the MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up. We do not monitor any documents or contracts exchanged between Attorney/Lawyers and Clients through the platform. We do not define what the scope or nature of the attorney-client relationship will be and takes no interest in it whatsoever.
MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up makes no representation, guarantee, or warranty (express or implied) as to the legal ability, competence, or quality of representation which may be provided by any of the Attorneys, law firms or legal service providers which may submit bids and/or are listed through our MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up application or website platform.
When considering employing any Attorney/Lawyer or law firm, the Client is solely responsible for checking the Attorney/Lawyer’s standing with the state bar and reviewing their background and experience level.
Clients are urged to make their own independent investigation and evaluation of any Lawyer or law firm being considered for legal representation. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of legal representation are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely on advertisements, claims of expertise, or on the cost of rendering the requested legal services.
Please be aware that no agency or board may have certified such attorney as a specialist or expert in any indicated field of law practice. In addition, an attorney claiming specialization is not necessarily any more expert or competent than other attorneys. It is up to the Client to question the attorneys and providers on the factual basis of any statement they make and verify the accuracy of all information.
MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up makes every effort to maintain the confidentiality of any information submitted by Users to our System and our database of members. However, because we cannot control the conduct of others, we cannot guarantee that this information will remain confidential. Please use caution in deciding what information to input into the system and to reveal in questionnaires. Do not make any confessions or admissions. Do not use proper names or addresses. Do not provide any other highly personal, sensitive, or incriminating information. We are not responsible for the release or improper use of such information by other Users or any release due to error or failure in the System.
Client agrees that Attorneys/Lawyers or law firms contacted through the MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up Service may report to MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up on whether their services were engaged by the Client and the total Attorney’s fees owing or paid.
The User agrees that MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up is not responsible for any harm that this service may cause. The User agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up harmless from and against any and all liability and costs incurred in connection with any loss, liability, claim, demand, damage, and expenses arising from or in connection with the contents or use of the Service. The User agrees that this defense and indemnity shall also apply to any breach by the User of the Agreement or the foregoing representations, warranties and covenants. The User further agrees that this defense and indemnity shall include without limitation attorney fees and costs. The User also agrees that this defense and indemnity shall apply to MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up, its parent company, affiliates, directors, officers and employees. MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by the User and the User shall not in any event settle any matter without the written consent of MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up.
MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up is not responsible for any loss of data resulting from accidental or deliberate deletion, network or system outages, file corruption, or any other reasons.
We also reserve the following rights:
To release current or past User information in the event MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up believes that accounts are in violation of the terms of service or page content guidelines, used to commit unlawful acts, if the information is subpoenaed, and/or if we deems it necessary and/or appropriate;
To deny service to offenders of these guidelines or the Agreement;
To terminate or deny service to anyone in our sole discretion
MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up reserves the right to modify the Terms of Service any reason, without notice, at any time, and without liability to you. The User may not be notified of the change and will be responsible for promptly reading and complying with the new terms and conditions. Continued use of the service will indicate continued acceptance of the new terms and conditions.
MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service with or without notice to the User. The User agrees that MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up shall not be liable to the User or any third party for any modification or discontinuance of the Service. The User acknowledges and agrees that any termination of Service under any provision of this Agreement may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledges and agrees that MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up may immediately delete data and files in the User’s account and bar any further access to such files or the Service.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE MAARS GLOBAL LAWYER/ATTORNEY PAY-A-FINE LAWYER UP PARTIES BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, ECONOMIC, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSSES OR DAMAGES) THAT ARE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO: (A) THE SERVICE; (B) THE MAARS GLOBAL LAWYER/ATTORNEY PAY-A-FINE LAWYER UP CONTENT; (C) USER CONTENT; (D) YOUR USE OF, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE PERFORMANCE OF THE SERVICE; (E) ANY ACTION TAKEN IN CONNECTION WITH AN INVESTIGATION BY THE MAARS GLOBAL LAWYER/ATTORNEY PAY-A-FINE LAWYER UP PARTIES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES REGARDING YOUR OR ANY OTHER PARTY’S USE OF THE SERVICE; (F) ANY ACTION TAKEN IN CONNECTION WITH COPYRIGHT OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OWNERS; (G) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE SERVICE’S OPERATION; OR (H) ANY DAMAGE TO ANY USER’S COMPUTER, MOBILE DEVICE, OR OTHER EQUIPMENT OR TECHNOLOGY INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGE FROM ANY SECURITY BREACH OR FROM ANY VIRUS, BUGS, TAMPERING, FRAUD, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER LINE OR NETWORK FAILURE OR ANY OTHER TECHNICAL OR OTHER MALFUNCTION, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, WORK STOPPAGE, ACCURACY OF RESULTS, OR COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE OR EVEN IF THE MAARS GLOBAL LAWYER/ATTORNEY PAY-A-FINE LAWYER UP PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WHETHER CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY NEGLIGENCE, ACTS OF GOD, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, OR THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF THE SERVICE). IN NO EVENT WILL THE MAARS GLOBAL LAWYER/ATTORNEY PAY-A-FINE LAWYER UP PARTIES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR LOSS, DAMAGE OR INJURY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT WILL THE MAARS GLOBAL LAWYER/ATTORNEY PAY-A-FINE LAWYER UP PARTIES TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES OR CAUSES OR ACTION EXCEED ONE HUNDRED UNITED STATES DOLLARS ($100.00).
YOU AGREE THAT IN THE EVENT YOU INCUR ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURIES THAT ARISE OUT OF MAARS GLOBAL LAWYER/ATTORNEY PAY-A-FINE LAWYER UP ACTS OR OMISSIONS, THE DAMAGES, IF ANY, CAUSED TO YOU ARE NOT IRREPARABLE OR SUFFICIENT TO ENTITLE YOU TO AN INJUNCTION PREVENTING ANY EXPLOITATION OF ANY WEB SITE, SERVICE, PROPERTY, PRODUCT OR OTHER CONTENT OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY THE MAARS GLOBAL LAWYER/ATTORNEY PAY-A-FINE LAWYER UP PARTIES, AND YOU WILL HAVE NO RIGHTS TO ENJOIN OR RESTRAIN THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, ADVERTISING, EXHIBITION OR EXPLOITATION OF ANY WEB SITE, PROPERTY, PRODUCT, SERVICE, OR OTHER CONTENT OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY THE MAARS GLOBAL LAWYER/ATTORNEY PAY-A-FINE LAWYER UP PARTIES.
BY ACCESSING THE SERVICE, YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU MAY BE WAIVING RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO CLAIMS THAT ARE AT THIS TIME UNKNOWN OR UNSUSPECTED, AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUCH WAIVER, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND, AND HEREBY EXPRESSLY WAIVE, THE BENEFITS OF SECTION 1542 OF THE CIVIL CODE OF CALIFORNIA, AND ANY SIMILAR LAW OF ANY STATE OR TERRITORY, WHICH PROVIDES AS FOLLOWS: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”
MAARS GLOBAL LAWYER/ATTORNEY PAY-A-FINE LAWYER UP IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS, CONTENT, INFORMATION, OR DATA OF THIRD PARTIES, AND YOU RELEASE US, OUR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS FROM ANY CLAIMS AND DAMAGES, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY CLAIM YOU HAVE AGAINST ANY SUCH THIRD PARTIES.
Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement or our services shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the Canadian Arbitration Association Ontario. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in the province of Ontario city of Toronto, Ontario and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered by any court having jurisdiction thereof. Either the User or MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up may seek any interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction in the province of Ontario city of Toronto , Ontario, necessary to protect the rights or property of the User or MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up pending the completion of arbitration. This arbitration clause does not prohibit either MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up or the User from seeking to have the arbitration dismissed or judicially terminated on the basis the claims in arbitration action fail to provide a legal basis upon which a claim for relief may be granted. Any motion or action to dismiss must be filed in a court of general jurisdiction within the MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up.
If MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up fails to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement, that failure shall not be used to prove that MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up has waived the right or provision. If any provision of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and that the other provisions of the Agreement remain in full force and effect.
The User agrees that any claim you may have arising out of or related to your relationship with MAARS Global Lawyer/Attorney Pay-a-Fine Lawyer Up must be filed within one year after such claim arose; otherwise, your claim is permanently barred.