Frequently Asked Questions

Infraction Diversion Program FAQ

The Infraction Diversion Program (IDP) is a voluntary program for qualifying drivers who are charged with certain moving traffic violations at the discretion of the Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney.

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How do I enter into the Infraction Diversion Program (IDP)?
Meet the qualifications listed in IDP eligibility.

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How much does it cost?
$192.50 – this includes the cost of the ticket.

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How do I pay?

  • Via mail: Money order, cashiers check, made payable to the Monroe County Clerk
  • In person: Cash, Credit or Debit Card at the Monroe County Clerk’s office 8-4 M-F (closed all Monroe County Government Holidays/Federal Holidays)
  • Online: Use Pay Location Code (PLC) #2245

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How do I know if I am eligible?
Review the Infraction Diversion Program (IDP) eligibility guidelines. You may also call or email the IDP program director.

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“What are the terms of the Infraction Diversion Program (IDP)?
The State agrees to withhold prosecution of the charge, and the defendant agrees to commi no moving violations for a period of six months and pay the Infraction Diversion fee of $192.50. To see the Infraction Diversion Agreement Click Here.

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I already paid my ticket, what if I get a letter inviting me to participate in the Infraction Diversion Program (IDP)?
You may still be approved for the program, but you will need to contact the IDP director to make arrangements.

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What will happen with my case if I do not participate in the Infraction Diversion Program (IDP)?
You will be required to pay the ticket by the due date listed on the ticket; you will incur points on your license and possible additional fees imposed by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV).

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How do I contest my ticket?
Appear at the court date listed on your ticket. If you do not have your ticket, you may check the chronological court summary/public record at mycase.

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What happens if I don’t pay my ticket or don’t enter the Infraction Diversion Program (IDP) program?
A failure to appear will be entered in the court record. This information is forwarded to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) and your license will be suspended.

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I want to enter the Infraction Diversion Program (IDP) program, do I still need to appear in court?
If you have paid your ticket or entered the Infraction Diversion Program (IDP) program on or before your court date (Your court date is on your ticket. You may also check the chronological court summary/public record mycase) you do not need to appear at your initial hearing.

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How can I check the status of my case?
You may check the chronological court summary/public record mycase.

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What if I have done Infraction Diversion Program (IDP) before?
You will not be eligible to enter the IDP if you are currently on the IDP program. If you have successfully completed the IDP in the past, future participation will be at the discretion of the prosecutor’s office. For questions, please contact the IDP Director.

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What do I need to do to successfully complete the Infraction Diversion Program (IDP)?
To successfully complete the Infraction Deferral Program (IDP) participants must incur no moving traffic violations for 6 months from the payment date on which they entered the IDP.
There are no classes or further requirements other than remaining free of moving violations for 6 months from the date payment to enter the IDP. However, moving violations during participation of the IDP may result in the ticket being re-docketed, with no refund of IDP fees.

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How do I know if I successfully completed the Infraction Diversion Program (IDP)?
Refer to your case on mycase, you will see that the case is decided, not pending, and that the charge is dismissed.

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