Deferred Disposition

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 driver safety course within 90 days as a requirement 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.

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 full amount of the fine plus a $50.00 special expense fee.