Deferred Disposition


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For Moving Violations: On or before your Appearance Date on your citation,
you may be able to request that your citation for a moving violation be dismissed by complying with the terms and conditions of probation. You will lose that right if you do not provide written notice to the Court of your desire to do so on or before your Appearance Date. A written notice is a notarized affidavit of eligibility or sworn request.  A phone call is NOT an Appearance. A phone call to the Court will allow the Court to provide you information and Court forms specific to your request.

Commercial drivers license holders DO NOT qualify for Deferred Disposition Dismissal..

If you are under the age of 25 and granted deferred disposition, you must complete a Driving Safety Course as a condition of the deferred disposition dismissal.  If you are granted Deferred Disposition by the Judge with exceptions to any of the Eligibility Requirements, the conditions of your Deferral may include, but not limited to course requirements specific to your violation, varied probationary periods, and or alternate fees.  Contact the Court for details.

Eligibility Requirements for Deferred Disposition:

  1. You must enter a written plea of Guilty or No Contest.
  2. You must pay the fee in full by your court date. The Deferred Disposition Fee is $334.00.  
  3. You can not have been charged with speeding in excess of 25 miles per hour over the posted speed limit.
  4. You can not currently be on Deferred Disposition for another citation in Bartonville, and;
  5. You have not been on probation within the twelve months preceding the date of the offense in Bartonville.
  6. If you are under the age of 25 and granted deferred disposition, you must complete a Driving Safety Course as a condition of the deferred disposition dismissal.
To request Deferred Disposition by email, send your request to  The Court clerk will verify your eligibility and reply via email with Deferred Disposition forms and directions for submission of documents/forms and payment. 

To request Deferred Disposition by mail, complete the Deferred Disposition Form and submit the form, a legible copy of your valid Driver's License, and payment in money order or check to the Court.  You may request Deferred Disposition in person and pay by check, cash, credit card or money order; the Court will provide the form for you and make a copy of your Driver's License.

Deferred Disposition Form (PDF)

Upon completion of all terms and conditions of the probation, your ticket will be submitted to the judge for dismissal, resulting in no conviction.  Assure you have submitted all required documents, such as required courses or community service, that were conditions of your Deferral by the Due date on your Deferral form.  Contact the Court with any questions.

Note: If you would like to request deferred disposition for any offense other than a moving violation, you must schedule a Court appearance.  Contact the Court by email or phone regarding this request, and the Court will provide further information.