You may request Deferred Disposition by mail thirty days from the date your citation was issued. Your application will be forwarded to the Judge to determine eligibility for the program. You must pay the Administrative Fee at the time of the request. Since the costs and fees will vary according to the offense cited, you will need to contact the Court to obtain the exact amount of the deferral fee owed for you citation(s). If your request for deferred disposition is granted, you will be placed on probation for a period of time not to exceed 180 days. You must not receive any other citations in the Town of Pantego during your probation period. YOU MUST CONTACT THE MUNICIPAL COURT FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON COMPLETING THE DEFERRED F ORM .
Click here for a form to request Deferred Disposition by mail
You are not eligible for Deferred Disposition if:
Please note that you are not eligible for Deferred Disposition if any above apply.
If you are under 25 years of age , you may be eligible for deferred disposition only if you take a driver’s safety course after entering a plea.
Citation Dismissal After Probation
At the end of the deferral period, provided you have met all the conditions of your probation, the Judge will dismiss your citation. Dismissal of your citation will not affect your auto insurance rates or coverage and will not be reported to the Department of Public Safety.
Failure to Comply
If you fail to comply with any one of the terms or conditions of your probation, the court will schedule you a court hearing to discuss your case with the Judge. If you do not appear to this hearing , a final judgment of guilty will be entered and a Capias pro fine warrant for your arrest my be issued. The guilty Conviction will be reported to the Department of Public Safety and will appear on your driving and/or criminal record.