On a plea of guilty or no contest, you may request Deferred Disposition. During the deferral period, the judge may require you to pay fines/costs, participate in an relevant treatment or awareness program and/or complete a driving safety course or any other reasonable condition. Upon completion of the deferral period and once satisfactory evidence has been presented to the court, the charge will be dismissed.
If the defendant is younger than 25 years of age and the offense was a moving violation, the defendant must complete an approved driving safety course.
You are not eligible if:
- You do not have a valid driver's license.
- The offense was committed in a construction maintenance work zone.
- You are the holder of a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) now or at the time of offense.
- You have had a violation dismissed by deferred disposition within the last 12 months or are currently on deferred for another violation.
- The offense involves speeding of 30 mph or more over the posted speed limit or in excess of 85 mph, or
- The case is in Warrant Status.
Payment in full and proof of a valid driver's license are required at the time of the request for Deferred Disposition.