Deferred Disposition


Note - any pre-disposition (no conviction entered) cases in which the defendant is less than 21 years old and involves an offense under Texas Penal Code or Texas Alcohol & Beverage Code must appear in open court, unless otherwise specified by the Judge.

Exceptions:  
  • If you are charged with speeding greater than 25mph over the limit, you must request, in writing or in person, to speak to the prosecutor if a deferral is sought. You will be set for a future court date.
  • If you are a CDL holder or had a CDL at the time of the violation and if the violation involved the movement of a vehicle, you are not eligible for a deferral. 
  • There are certain violations that are not eligible for deferral: passing a school bus, any moving violation that occurs in a work zone with workers present, failing to obey a school crossing guard, and leaving the scene of an accident.  This is not a complete list of prohibited violations.  If you have a question regarding your eligibility for deferral please contact the court at court@nbtexas.org  

Moving Violations


The deferral period is for 90 days during which you must:
  1. Pay the court costs at the time of the request, the special expense fee is due by the end of the deferral period;  and 
  2. Not be convicted of any offenses of a similar nature within the City of New Braunfels. 
  3. Additional conditions (as applicable): If you were less than 25 years old at the time of the violation, you must complete a driving safety course and submit the original court copy of the certificate of completion. If you hold a provisional DL, you are required to present proof that you were reexamined by DPS. 

Non-Moving Violations


The deferral period is for 90 days during which you must:
  1. Pay the court costs at the time of the request, the special expense fee is due by the end of the deferral period;  and 
  2. Not be convicted of any offenses of a similar nature within the City of New Braunfels. 

Driving While License Invalid, No DL, & Expired DL


The deferral period is for 90 days during which you must:
  1. Pay the court costs at the time of the request, the special expense fee is due by the end of the deferral period;  and 
  2. Submit proof of a valid driver’s or occupational license; and
  3. Not be convicted of any offenses of a similar nature within the City of New Braunfels. 

Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility


The deferral period is for 90 days during which you must:
  1. At the time of request, you must submit proof of valid insurance listing your name as a driver on the policy; 
  2. Pay the court costs at the time of the request, the special expense fee is due by the end of the deferral period; 
  3. Maintain valid insurance (to be verified at end of deferral period); and
  4. Not be convicted of any offenses of a similar nature within the City of New Braunfels. 

When sending emails, if the attachment is larger than 25 megabytes, it will not come through to the court's email address. Always call to verify that an email has been received.


You can submit your request in person, by EMAIL, by fax: (830) 608-2148, or by mail: 550 Landa St., New Braunfels, TX 78130.  With your request you must include ALL of the following: 

  1. The Deferred Disposition Request form
  2. Photo ID
  3. Signature (by typing your name at the bottom of your email or handwritten and attached)
  4. Current phone number
  5. Current mailing address
Tip: If you have a smart phone, you can take a picture of any handwritten requests, signatures, or other documentation and attach them to your email.