- receiving and processing all provincial offence charges that are laid in Halton
- updating and retaining court records
- enforcing non-paid fines
- recording court hearings
- retaining court records, and
- providing telephone and counter services to the general public and stakeholders of the court system.
- General POA-related inquiries (e.g. re-opening procedures, applications for extension of time to pay fine)
- Fine inquiries
- Fine payments
- Court date inquiries
- Commissioning of Halton POA-related documents
- Trial scheduling/Early Resolution scheduling
- Adjournment requests
- Provision and filing of court forms
- Provision of POA Appeal packages
By cheque, money order, VISA or MasterCard only. Use the payment remittance slip provided with your ticket.
- Cheques or Money Orders are payable to ‘Halton Court Services’.
- Fines may be paid in person by using debit, cash, cheque, VISA or MasterCard.
- Certified cheques are required when paying a fine that has gone into default (more than 90 days old).
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The Administration Unit at Halton Court Services is responsible for administration services and court support services at their two court offices and three courtrooms in Halton. Administration responsibilities include:
Hours of Operation
Both court locations: Monday to Friday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
There is a statutory requirement to pay the fine within 15 days of receiving your ticket. Go to Payment Options for additional information.
Fines may be paid by mail. See court locations for mailing addresses:
Fines may be paid in person at any Provincial Offences Court location throughout Ontario:
Most tickets may be paid online at www.paytickets.ca.
Filing a Notice of Intention to Appear
If the trial option is selected, a Notice of Intention to Appear form must be completed and filed in person within 15 days from the date of receiving the ticket.
The Notice of Intention to Appear form is also available in-person at any Provincial Offences Court office in the province. The completed Notice of Intention to Appear form must be filed in-person at the Provincial Offence Court location indicated on the back of your ticket.
A Notice of Trial will be forwarded by mail within four to six weeks of filing the NIA form at the Provincial Offences Court location indicated on the back of your ticket.
The option to apply for a re-opening is available when a request for trial was filed but, through no fault of your own, a conviction has been registered without having the opportunity to appear at the trial.
A Request for a Re-opening Application form must be completed and sworn. The completed form must be forwarded to the court indicated on the back of your ticket within 15 days of becoming aware of the conviction. You may forward the completed Request for a Re-opening Application form by mail, fax or email. This form is also available in-person at any Provincial Offences Court office in the province.
The application for a re-opening will be forwarded to the Justice of the Peace for his/her consideration. The Justice of the Peace will make a decision according to regulations under the Provincial Offences Act. It is the applicant's responsibility to contact the court office to determine the outcome of their application.
Attend Halton Court Services to apply for a longer period of time to pay if unable to pay the outstanding fine in full.
An Application for Extension of Time to Pay Fine form must be completed and filed with the court in the jurisdiction where the fine is outstanding. You may forward the completed Application for Extension of Time to Pay Fine form by mail, fax or email. This form is also available in-person at any Provincial Offences Court office in the province.
The Justice of the Peace will review the application and decide if a longer time period may be granted. It is the applicant's responsibility to contact the court office to determine the outcome of their application.
Halton Court Services will accept payment for a POA ticket received at any location in Ontario. A copy of the ticket or fine notice is required when making a payment.
Mail-in payments should be directed to the location listed on the back of the ticket or on your Notice of Fine and Due Date form.
Personal cheques will not be accepted for other court locations if the fine has gone into default (e.g. licence suspension).
With the exception of Notices of Intention to Appear (trial requests), administration at Halton Court Services will accept most documents for filing via fax. The Burlington POA Court fax number is 905-637-5919 and the Milton POA Court fax number is 905-876-0586.