Ticket Amendment Request
Due to the current concern for public health and wanting to limit unnecessary exposure to those
experiencing illness, Overland Park Municipal prosecutors are temporarily offering online
amendments for certain traffic offenses.
If you have a traffic citation pending in Overland Park Municipal Court, your options will be
to plead guilty or no contest, not guilty if you wish to have a trial, or you may seek an
amendment or diversion.
What is an amendment?
An amendment is an opportunity to keep a traffic violation from appearing on your driving
record or to reduce a driving while suspended charge when you are reinstated. At this time, the
prosecutor’s office will amend certain violations without an appearance. The decision to amend
a citation is in the sole discretion of the prosecutor. As a general rule, prosecutors will not
amend tickets in school zones, construction zones, or speeding more than 20 miles above the
speed limit. Additionally, if the charge is Driving While Suspended, we will not amend the
charge if your suspension was for an alcohol violation.
If you are seeking an amendment and have accident related charges, you must provide proof the
damages have been paid or proof that your insurance agency has accepted 100% liability for the
You must be prepared to pay, in full, within 24 hours with a debit or credit card. The court does
not accept partial payments.
An amendment request does not guarantee that your charge(s) will be amended. A prosecutor
will review your case, and notify you whether or not your charge(s) can be amended. Please
consider all of your options. The prosecutors are prohibited from providing you with legal
A moving violation will be amended to Inattentive Driving and costs $251.00 for each
charge. Inattentive Driving is a non-moving violation that will not go on your driving
If you are reinstated and the suspension was not for an alcohol violation, a Driving While
Suspended violation will be amended to No Driver’s License in Possession charge and
costs $254.50. No Driver’s License in Possession will go on your driving record, instead
of Driving While Suspended.
If the amendment is approved, a payment link will be sent to you. The amendment will not
be processed until payment is made in full.
You may also request a continuance from the court using the Defendant Motion to Continue