Deferred Disposition is a form of probation, which allows for dismissal of a citation if certain criteria are met.
Overview of Deferred Disposition:
- With successful completion of Deferred Disposition, there is not a final conviction and the complaint may not be used against you for any purpose. A conviction will not be reported.
- The probationary period is 90 to 180 days and begins when the fees are paid and has been approved by the Judge. Do NOT use the on-line Internet payment system for payment of your Deferred Disposition/Probationary fees.
- If you were under 25 years of age at the time of the alleged offense and charged with a moving violation, you will be required to complete a driving safety course within 90 days as a term of your probation.
You are NOT Eligible for Deferred Disposition if:
- You are charged with a violation in a construction or maintenance work zone when workers are present.
- You hold a Commercial Driver's License.
To Apply for Deferred Disposition, you Must:
- Appear on or before the appearance date on your citation.
- Enter a plea of Guilty or No Contest.
- Pay the Deferred fees in full. In most cases, the Deferred fee is the standard fine amount including court costs (See Fine Schedule). Do NOT use the on-line Internet payment system for payment of your Deferred Disposition/Probationary fees.
- Complete an application for Deferred Disposition. Application
- If charged with speeding 25 miles or more over the speed limit, you must contact the court to schedule a court date to appear in person to meet with the Judge.