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5 Ways to Create Visible Public Access to Justice

The nationwide “Justice for All” forum is examining ways to ensure justice is accessible to low-income individuals, those facing social injustices and hardship, and citizens with a lack of payment options. This second part of the series provides 5 ways to create visible public access to justice for the citizens you serve ...
How CMS Integration Benefits Courts Regardless of Size

How CMS Integration with Payment Processing Benefits Courts

Integrating your case management system (CMS) and payment processing solution might seem intimidating or complex. For instance, many court systems and government agencies are challenged with fragmented data, costly manual processes, delayed ticket notifications, cross-functional roadblocks, and inconsistent ...
Mobile Point-of-Sale

What is Mobile Point-of-Sale (mPOS) Technology?

Mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) technology enables payment through online, tablet, and mobile phone avenues and it is growing in popularity by the moment. Basically, with an mPOS app installed, this technology makes a wireless device act as a cash register or electronic point-of-sale terminal. The app is linked to ...
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Why Every Court Needs EMV Card Readers

Citizens have been known to pay court fines with stolen credit cards. Don’t believe it? The Michigan Department of Corrections recently charged a 25-year-old man with fraud after he attempted to pay his probation restitution with a stolen card. The incident serves as a reminder that courts and government agencies ...
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Access to Justice: The Future of Court Payment Processing

As a result of the national attention gained by Ferguson, Missouri, a nationwide forum is beginning to take shape. This forum, called “Justice for All,” explores how to provide access to justice for those who cannot pay fines as a result of hardship, social inequities, or lack of payment options available to ...
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What is PCI-DSS Compliance?

In our last post, we wrote about EMV-enabled card readers and why they are an important step for keeping your financial information secure. However, EMV card readers aren’t the only thing necessary for keeping your information safe. Read on to learn about PCI-DSS compliance and why it is an integral part of secure payment processing …
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What is EMV and Why Does it Matter?

You’ve undoubtedly seen them every time you stop at your local convenience store, or a version of them when you’ve checked out at the grocery store. You may have even seen a version at a local restaurant, alleviating the need for you to hand your card over to your server who disappears with it for several minutes. Most merchants ...