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Electronic Mitigation (E-mitigation)

To be eligible for Electronic Mitigation, you must have already received a hearing date from Spokane County District Court. Please do not proceed unless you have a valid hearing date and today's date is at least 7 business days from the hearing date.

Mitigation defined: You admit to committing the violation(s) but would like to be considered for a reduction in fines. During this process you may comment on your side of the story. You understand that this ticket can appear on your driving record if "TRAFFIC" is checked on the front. Parking tickets are civil infractions which do not appear on your driving record.

Those violations requiring submission of documents (i.e. proof of insurance, proof of disabled placard/id card,...) MAY NOT be addressed through the electronic mitigation process. Additionally, requests for "deferred prosecution" WILL NOT be addressed through this process.

The following have been identified as being not eligible for mitigation because either the penalty cannot be reduced or proof must be shown.

Can not reduce:

  • Speeding in School Zone/Playground
  • Speeding in Construction Zone
  • Liability Insurance
  • No Valid Operator's License 2nd degree
  • Handicap Parking Violations

Note: Fill out and submit a separate mitigation form for each citation.

You must have a hearing date notice from Spokane County District Court before using this form.

You will find your ticket number at the top of your ticket as shown below.

Finding your ticket number on your traffic ticket

To be eligible for E-Mitigation you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must have already received a hearing date from Spokane County District Court
  • Your hearing date is at least 7 business days from today
  • Your violation does not require submission of documents (i.e. proof of insurance, proof of disabled placard/id card, etc.)

The following violations can not be reduced:

  • Speeding in School Zone / Playground
  • Speeding in Construction Zone
  • Driving Without Proof of Liability Insurance
  • No Valid Operator's License 2nd Degree
  • Handicap Parking Violations

Note: Fill out and submit a separate mitigation form for each violation.

To see if you qualify for a reduction for a ticket issued within Spokane County, contact Spokane County District Court at (509) 477-4770 ext. 5

A hearing date is obtained when you mark the hearing option on the back of your ticket, sign, and return the paper to the court, either via mail or in person.

Ticket Mitigation is when you admit to committing the violation(s) but would like to be considered for a reduction in fines. During this process you may comment on your side of the story. You understand that this ticket can appear on your driving record if "TRAFFIC" is checked on the front. Parking tickets are civil infractions which do not appear on your driving record.

The following are example reductions if you qualify for a reduction under Mitigation Guidelines:

  • $113 reduced to $95
  • $124 reduced to $100
  • $216 reduced to $175
  • $224 reduced to $180
  • $550 reduced to $440

Please contact: District Court at (509) 477-4770, ext. 5

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