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Deferred Disposition

 

MOVING VIOLATIONS:

 

A Defendant is eligible for Deferred Disposition for moving violations if:

  1. Defendant must enter a plea of guilty or no contest.

  2. Defendant is at least 25 years of age, or if less than 25 years of age agrees to complete a driving safety course approved under Chapter 1001, Texas Education Code;

  3. Defendant has not been granted Deferred in Ennis within the past 12 months of the date of the request; and

  4. Defendant is not currently on Deferred in any other jurisdiction.

  5. Defendant must pay $296.10 by appearance date listed on citation above signature or $321.10 for any violations in a school zone.

 

IT IS ORDERED that the deferral period shall be 90 days, unless otherwise indicated.

 

A defendant is NOT eligible for Deferred Disposition for a moving violation if:

  1. The driver is the holder of a Commercial Driver’s License;

  2. The offense occurred in a construction or maintenance work zone when workers are present;

  3. The defendant was involved in an accident resulting in property damage or personal injury;

  4. The offense involves passing a school bus;

  5. The offense involves failing to obey a school crossing guard;

  6. The offense involves speeding 25 miles or more over the posted limit.

 NON-MOVING VIOLATIONS:

 

A Defendant is eligible for Deferred Disposition for non-moving violations if:

 

  1. Defendant must enter a plea of guilty or no contest.

  2. Defendant has not been granted Deferred in Ennis within twelve (12) months of the date of application;

  3. Defendant is not currently on Deferred in another jurisdiction.

  4. Defendant must pay $296.10 by appearance date listed on citation or $321.10 for any violations in school zone.

 

IT IS ORDERED that the deferral period shall be 90 days , unless otherwise indicated by these orders.

 

A Defendant is not eligible for Deferred Disposition for non-moving violations if:

  1. The offense involves a violation of the Alcohol Beverage Code;

  2. The offense is for Driving Under The Influence pursuant to 106.041 of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code;

  3. The offense involves violations of Chapter 161 of the Texas Health and Safety Code (Tobacco violations);

  4. The offense involves a violation of Failure to Maintain Liability Responsibility

  5. The offense involves personal complaints.

  6. The offense involves a violation of the Penal Code

  7. Case is in warrant status as defined by Court’s Standing Orders.