Payment Methods - Make a Payment

Payment Methods - Make a Payment

Payments must be made monthly and in accordance with your payment plan. Failure to make payments according to your payment plan WILL result in you being listed for Contempt of Court and may include suspension of your driving privileges. Go to Contempt of Court page for more information regarding delinquent payments. Verify payments are received and the balance due on the web portal and viewing the last page of your docket sheets by going to 

Case Numbers
To ensure proper credit, all payments must be clearly marked with the name of the defendant and the Adams County criminal docket number (Case No. Example: CP-01-CR-XXX-YEAR)


There is a fee for any check or money order returned for any reason.  
See Fee Schedule for charge.

The Adams County Clerk of Courts Office is proud to offer Direct Pay to our customers.  Direct Pay permits the Adams County Clerk of Courts Office to automatically pull money from your account each month after a written authorization and a cancelled check is filed in our office.  Please read Terms & Conditions and complete the Authorization Agreement to start monthly deductions.   

Direct Payment Terms & Conditions
Authorization for Direct Payment
An electronic check, known as eCheck, is a form of payment via ALLPAID (formally GovPay). It is the most cost efficient method for making payments saving you time and money with a convenience fee of only $1.00 per transaction. An echeck must clear the bank before it is applied to the recipients account which can take up to 3 days. To pay by check, go to  Reoccurring payments are now available using AllPaid. 
Payments to the Clerk of Courts may be made with cash and credit/debit cards at the self-service kiosk located in the lobby of the Human Service Building.  The kiosk is located prior to entering through security to the right of the lobby.  This is a convenient way to make cash, debit, and credit card payments with easy, convenient, and FREE parking. 
The Unified Judicial System has PAePay available online to make payments. This site allows the public to securely make payments on cases with outstanding balances in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Common Pleas and Magisterial District Courts. Payments are accepted using Visa, MasterCard, and Discover as well as by ATM/Debit cards. Log onto and click on PAePay.   

Online payments may also be made using, (formerly GovPay). This method is flexible and mobile friendly.  You now have the ability to schedule reoccurring payments, so you never forget making a payment again.   Payments are accepted using echeck, Visa, MasterCard, ATM/Debit cards.    
Payments can be payable and mailed to:
Adams County Clerk of Courts
Room 103
117 Baltimore Street
Gettysburg PA 17325

Receipts will only be provided if a self-addressed stamped envelope is received with the payment.  Go to Pennsylvania Judiciary Web Portal Website to confirm receipt of payment.  Please be sure to include your telephone number, defendants name, and case number on checks and money orders. 
Telephone payments may be made by calling GovPay at 1-888-604-7888. Live operators are available 24/7/365.  Pay by phone with a credit, debit, or prepaid debit card or any combination.  Additional convenience fee will apply for a live operator.