Cook County Offering ‘Amnesty Week’ For Unpaid Court Costs

Cook County Offering ‘Amnesty Week’ For Unpaid Court Costs

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Cook County is offering a discount on outstanding court costs this week.

During the so-called “amnesty week” people can pay overdue costs without paying the fees leveled by a collection agency.

State law allows those agencies to charge up to 30 percent of the original balance.