The judge may, at the judge's sole discretion, defer disposition on most cases.
The holder of a commercial driver's license is not eligible for deferred disposition on moving traffic violations.
Costs must be paid when the court grants deferred.
Receive no additional citations for the term of the deferred.
If you complete the required terms, the case is dismissed, and the court will impose a special expense fee not to exceed the maximum fine amount authorized by state law.
The deferred period cannot exceed 180 days.
The request must be in person, by counsel, by certified mail or by email. (If under 17, you must appear in open court with a parent or guardian to make the request.)
If you failed to appear on or before your original court date that was on your citation you may not be eligible for a deferral under the terms that are listed. Please contact the Municipal Court for more information by calling 409-643-5800.
Deferred Disposition Cost / Terms
$325 or more
Speeding 1 to 20 Miles Over
Speeding 21 to 25 Miles Over
Speeding 26 to 35 Miles Over
180 days and Driving Safety Course
Speeding 35 or More Miles Over
All Other Moving Violations
Cell Phone Violations
Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility (FMFR) Compliance (No Insurance)