King County Superior Court
516 Third Ave.
Seattle, Washington 98104
September 4, 2020
Re: Ticket #123456, Speeding Infraction (received 05/20/2019)
I write regarding Ticket #123456. I received this speeding infraction on May 20, 2012. I could not pay for the traffic fine because I did not have a job or any other way to pay.
I write now because I am hoping to get my driver license back so I can get a job. I live in an area that does not have good public transportation. I need access to a car so I can find a job.
I am in a better position now to resolve the ticket. I have a stable place to live. A caseworker is helping me find a job.
I have tried to work out a payment plan on my ticket with the collections agency. They want me to pay 50% of the fine before they would consider a payment plan on the rest. I do not have a job. I cannot afford to make that big of a down payment. I request that you allow me to work off the fine through community service. If that is not possible, I request that you permit me to make payments directly to the court in an amount I can afford. I believe I can afford to pay $____ per month.
I am attaching a letter from my case manager explaining what I am doing in my program to help improve my situation. I am also attaching proof that I receive food stamps and TANF.
I would really appreciate an opportunity to get my license back so I can get a fresh start and find a job.
If you have any questions, please contact me at 206-699-9999.
My mailing address is:
500 ABC St. Apt. 123
Seattle, WA 98104
Thank you for your time and consideration.
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