PAYING JUDICIAL COURT COSTS ONLINE
To pay your judicial court costs remotely, you have two payment options: By Phone or Online. Both options are detailed below.
Effective January 20th, 2016, you may now pay court costs by telephone at 1-855-436-6812. When paying by phone, please note that a 5% fee will be assessed in addition to the court cost amount.
Effective January 21st, 2016, you may pay court costs online through the Court's Benchmark WEB site. Instructions for paying judicial court costs online are detailed below: Effective January 21st, 2016, you may pay court costs online through the Court's Benchmark WEB site. Instructions for paying judicial court costs online are detailed below:
From the Probate Court website, https://probate.mobilecountyal.gov, navigate to the Judicial tab located on the site menu on the left side of the home page. Once you have the Judicial page open, click on the option to search the “Court Case/Calendar/Parties/Attorneys - Benchmark Web” link. This action will take you to the Court’s Benchmark WEB site, where all Judicial-related information can be found. Please note that you are required to register for site access upon your first visit. Once you have registered (or if you have previously registered), simply login using your email address and password.
To make an online payment: Search for the case number using the Case Search function and the correct case format. Please be sure to enter YOUR CASE NUMBER as it is listed on your invoice. Open the case to review the file. If there are any outstanding fees on the case, a green “PAY Online” button will appear in the case summary section. Click on the “PAY Online” button to begin the payment transaction. The payment window will open and display a list of the outstanding bills in the case. Please note that you must select the bill you wish to pay, even if there is only one bill shown on the screen. Once you have selected the bill you wish to pay, you will be prompted to provide valid Name and Credit Card information. Follow the prompts on the screen to complete the payment process and submit your payment once all information has been entered. Upon completion of this step, the transaction will be verified and a receipt will be displayed for you to print for your records.
If you have any questions about the online payment process or need technical assistance, please contact the Court’s Information Technology Division at: 251-574-6090.