Traffic City Court

Welcome to Jackson County Traffic and Conservation Court website. If you received a traffic or conservation citation which was marked NO COURT APPEARANCE REQUIRED, there are ways to address your case which do not require you to appear in court. These options include court supervision if you are eligible. Please read the Traffic Court Procedures document below to review your options.

Traffic Procedures Click Here


PLEASE REVIEW YOUR TICKET TO SEE IF IT REQUIRES YOU TO APPEAR IN COURT. If you received a Citation marked COURT APPEARANCE REQUIRED, then you must appear in court to resolve your case.

Due to COVID19, beginning June 1, 2020, Traffic Court proceedings will take place VIRTUALLY and NOT IN PERSON utilizing the Zoom app. Zoom is a free app which you may download on your smart phone, tablet, or computer or you may click directly the link below to join the proceeding. While joining with video and sound is preferred, you may also join the proceeding by dialing in by phone. Below is the one click link to the Traffic Court Virtual Court with Judge Bost.

Judge Bost-Zoom Video Court

Meeting ID is: 592 626 0859

Password is: 579384

Zoom phone number: +1 312 626 6799

1-Tap Mobile Dial-In Click Here

Below are several traffic court forms which may be helpful to you in resolving your case.

  1. Plea of Not Guilty and Request for Trial

  2. Plea of Guilty and Request for Court Supervision

  3. Traffic Safety School Application 

PAY OR APPEAR court dates have been continued until reset by the Court. If you owe an outstanding balance on your fines and assessment in any case, you may still continue to make payments online at or by mail or in person at the Jackson County Circuit Clerk’s Office

If you have any questions, please contact the Jackson County Circuit Clerk’s Office, Jackson County Courthouse, P O Box 7300, Murphysboro, IL 62966 Phone: (618) 687-7300.