BATAVIA, OH — Tim Rudd, Clerk of the Clermont County Municipal Court, announced today that his office is now accepting credit cards for over-the-counter payments of fines and costs on traffic and criminal cases.
Working in collaboration with the credit card processing company MSB, Rudd is the first Clerk of Court to accept credit card payments in the Clermont County court system. MSB does charge the customer a convenience fee for the use of their credit card processing system. MSB provided the processing equipment at no charge and the convenience fee to the customer is the only cost.
Rudd said he was both excited and pleased to offer credit card services for the citizen’s convenience at no cost to the county. Rudd also stated that MSB and equivant, his case management vendor, are working on an online credit card payment solution that should be coming soon.