What is Deferred Disposition?
In some cases, you may request deferred adjudication from the Court. If you have a good driving record, and you are not currently on deferred disposition, you may make a request to the Court. Deferred disposition means you will be placed on probation for a period ranging from 3 to 6 months and pay court costs and an administrative fee.
Defendant's under the age of 25 requesting deferred disposition are required to take a mandatory Defensive Driving Course.
A defendant who is younger than 17 years of age must appear in Court with a parent, guardian, or managing conservator, to enter a plea.
If you successfully comply with the terms of your probation without receiving a moving violation anywhere in the State of Texas, the original charge will be dismissed. Conditions of deferred disposition may include: Defensive Driving, Alcohol or Tobacco Awareness, Community Service or any other program required by law or the Court.
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