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.
- 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 were charged with speeding 25 miles or more over the speed limit.
- You are charged with a violation in a construction or maintenance work zone when workers are present.
- You hold a Commercial Driver’s License.
- You have been on Deferred Disposition for any other charge within the last 12 months.
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)
- Complete an Application for Deferred Disposition by: