About the Collections Department

Purpose


The Nevada County Collections Division seeks payment of unpaid debts owed to the County of Nevada, including those arising out of civil and criminal court actions.
Collections Hall view of window

Service Description


The Collections Department serves in accordance with federal, state and local regulations governing the collection of fines, penalties and judgments. The Collections Department is located in the Nevada County Courthouse in downtown Nevada City, California.

Account Types


The Collections Division collects the following types of accounts:
  • Code Enforcement (CDA)
  • Conservatorship
  • District Attorney - Victim Restitution
  • Juvenile Fines (not for Truckee)
  • Juvenile Hall Fees
  • Parking Citations and Equipment Violations and Registration
  • Probation
  • Public Defender
  • Sheriff Medical Costs
  • Superior Court Fines and Fees (limited)

What Collections is Not


Contact the Superior Court at 530-265-1311 regarding the following types of accounts:
  • Superior Court Felony Fines
  • Superior Court Misdemeanor Fines
  • Traffic Citations and Fines
For the following, contact the Truckee Superior Court at 530-582-7835:
  • Juvenile Fines (Truckee)