2018 California Rules of Court

Rule 4.336. Confidential Can't Afford to Pay Fine Forms

(a) Use of request and order forms

(1)A court uses the information on Can't Afford to Pay Fine: Traffic and Other Infractions (form TR-320/CR-320) to determine an infraction defendant's ability to pay under rule 4.335.

(2)A court may use Can't Afford to Pay Fine: Traffic and Other Infractions (Court Order) (form TR-321/CR-321) to issue an order in response to an infraction defendant's request for an ability-to-pay determination under rule 4.335.

(b) Confidential request form

Can't Afford to Pay Fine: Traffic and Other Infractions (form TR-320/CR-320), the information it contains, and any supporting documentation are confidential. The clerk's office must maintain the form and supporting documentation in a manner that will protect and preserve their confidentiality. Only the parties and the court may access the form and supporting documentation.

(c) Optional request and order forms

Can't Afford to Pay Fine: Traffic and Other Infractions (form TR-320/CR-320) and Can't Afford to Pay Fine: Traffic and Other Infractions (Court Order) (form TR-321/CR-321) are optional forms under rule 1.35.

Rule 4.336 adopted effective April 1, 2018.

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