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Can I Request a Deferred Disposition?
Depending on your charge, you may be eligible to request a Deferred Disposition to keep the charge off your record.

The following timelines and fees will apply: 
 
  • Requests made BEFORE your court date will be granted for the price of the window fine + $25;
  • Requests made AFTER your court date, but BEFORE a warrant is issued will be granted for a price of the window fine + $75; and
  • Deferred Disposition will not be an option after a warrant has been issued.
 
To be eligible to request a Deferred Disposition you must meet the following requirements: 
 
  • You must possess a valid, non-commercial driver's license; and
  • You must not have been granted a deferred disposition within 12 months of the date of request and/or you must not currently be on a deferred disposition in any other jurisdiction.

You will not be eligible for a Deferred Disposition if: 
 
  • You have a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL);
  • You are charged with speeding more than 30 miles per hour over the speed limit;
  • You are charged with FMFR – Subsequent;
  • You are charged with Passing a School Bus;
  • You are charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident;
  • You are charged with committing the offense in a Construction Zone with Workers Present; or
  • You are charged with an offense that involves personal complaints, such as Theft or Assault.

You may request to take a Deferred Disposition in the following ways: 
 
  • Appear in the Court Office with your driver’s license anytime during regular business hours; or
  • Print and complete a Deferred Disposition Request Form send it by fax or email along with a copy of your driver’s license.
 
If you are granted a Deferred Disposition you will be placed on probation for a specified amount of time and with specific conditions:
 
  • Moving Violations (Defendant is 25+ Years Old)
    • 90-day Deferred Disposition and no traffic citations or convictions during the probation period;
  • Moving Violations (Defendant is Under 25 Years Old)
    • 90-day Deferred Disposition, no traffic citations or convictions during the probation period, and a 6-hour Driver’s Safety Course;
  • Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility (1st Offense)
    • 180-day Deferred Disposition and defendant must provide proof of continuous insurance coverage for the duration of the probation (you must provide a copy of your current auto insurance ID card when applying for a deferred disposition on this charge);
  • Non-Moving Violations (With the Exception of Public Intoxication or Possession of Narcotic Paraphernalia)
    • 90-day Deferred Disposition and no non-traffic citations or convictions during the probation period; or
  • Public Intoxication or Possession of Narcotic Paraphernalia
    • 180-day Deferred Disposition, no non-traffic citations or convictions during the probation period; and no blood draw or breath test refusals.

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