Mass. Court Rules It's OK For Town To Charge $320 To Appeal Parking Ticket

Mass. Court Rules It's OK For Town To Charge $320 To Appeal Parking Ticket

If you get a parking ticket in Northampton, Mass., don’t appeal it unless you want to bet $320, in addition to the cost of your ticket, that you’ll win. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that the town’s appeals process is valid, ruling against a man who appealed two parking tickets and was forced to cough up about $320 in court fees. The original fine was $15. [More]