AKWESASNE COURT UPDATE — PANDEMIC CLOSURE & FINE PAYMENTS
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in many events being cancelled. Based on the guidelines established for prevention measures and to maintain the health and safety of our community and staff, it was determined that the Akwesasne Court would postpone all matters until September 2020.
Anyone who has received a Uniform Traffic Ticket and the ticket indicates a “set fine,” you may pay the fine any time before the September court date. There are several options available to you which practices physical distancing.
Fine payments are accepted during this time through the following processes:
- Over the phone, by credit card. Call the MCA Finance Department at 613-575-2250 ext. 2168.
- Sending a check or money order to the Akwesasne Court, Attention: Akwesasne Court Clerk, CIA#3, Tewesateni Road, Akwesasne, ON K6H 0G5 (Canadian Address).
- Sending a check or money order to the Akwesasne Court, Attention: Akwesasne Court Clerk, PO Box 489 Akwesasne, NY 13655 (American Address).
If your ticket has “NSF” written on the fine amount, you can call the Court Clerk at 613-575-2250 ext. 1026 or Duty Counsel. Duty Counsel would work with the Prosecutor to offer an Early Resolution on your infraction. In order to reach the Duty Counsel, you will still call the Court Clerk at 613-575-2250 ext. 1026.
When the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne allows the public back into the buildings, the Akwesasne Court will communicate where in-person payments can be made.
Niawenhko:wa for your patience during this unprecedented time.