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If You Can't Pay Your Court Fine on Time

If You Can't Pay Your Court Fine on Time

Explains what to do if you cannot pay a court fine on time. Covers the three possible options: paying part of the fine by the due date, asking for an extension, or asking for jail time instead. It also explains what happens if fines are not paid.

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Legal Aid BC
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last reviewed
January 2015 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.

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French (PDF)

resource type
court fine, missed payments, extension of time, charged with a crime, sentences, Legal Aid BC, representing yourself, legal help