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Traffic Infractions
Deferred Infraction

Records Request: 574-1811
Fax: 574-1831

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HERE IS INTENDED TO ADDRESS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS. IT IS NOT COMPREHENSIVE AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS LEGAL ADVICE. THOSE IN NEED OF LEGAL ADVICE SHOULD CONSULT AN ATTORNEY.

If you are eligible, the Court may defer a finding on your infraction. This means the infraction does not appear on a Department of Licensing record. You may only receive one deferral for a moving violation and one deferral for a Non-Moving Violation every seven years.  To apply for a deferral you must meet the following criteria:

Please remember that even if you have met the above listed criteria, approval is a discretionary decision made by the Judge.


If your infraction is deferred the conditions of your deferral may be but are not limited to, the following:


                                                                                                                                                                If you comply with all of the conditions imposed by the Court, the charge that has been deferred will be dismissed and the Court will not report the charge to the Department of Licensing. If you fail to comply with any of the conditions imposed by the Court the following will occur:
How to request a deferred infraction

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