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
- Appearance can be made in person, by mail, by fax, or by submitting the online application.
- 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)
If you apply for Deferred Disposition online you will receive an email response from the Municipal Court within two to four days if Deferred has been granted. (Notice is also sent to your address on file.) You may pay your Deferred Disposition fee online only after your request has been processed. Your Deferred paperwork will be mailed to the address on file.
Please thoroughly read through all your options before submitting an application.