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Deferred Disposition

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 FORM.

Click here for a form to request Deferred Disposition by mail

You are not eligible for Deferred Disposition if:

  • You do not have a valid driver’s license; or
  • Your license is suspended; or
  • You received your ticket in a construction zone; or
  • You have warrants, past due fines or charges to which you have not responded in the Town of Pantego; or
  • You have been approved for Deferred Disposition in the Town of Pantego within the last 6 months; or
  • You were speeding 25 or more miles per hour or more over the speed limit; or
  • You were speeding 16 miles per hour or more over the speed limit in a school zone; or
  • You received a ticket for not having current liability insurance and you were involved in an accident; or
  • You received a ticket for not having current vehicle liability insurance and you do not provide a copy of current vehicle liability insurance; or
  • You have a commercial driver’s license (CDL)

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.