Deferred Disposition


Note - any pre-disposition (no conviction entered) cases in which the defendant is < 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 > 25mph over the limit, you must appear in court to speak with a judge if a deferral is sought.
  • 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. 

Moving Violations


The deferral period is for 90 days during which you must:
  1. Pay the special expense fee and court costs (the total of the citation);  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 < 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 they were reexamined by DPS. 

Non-Moving Violations


The deferral period is for 90 days during which you must:
  1. Pay the special expense fee and court costs (the total of the citation);  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 special expense fee and court costs (the total of the citation);
  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 special expense fee and court costs (the total of the citation);
  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. 

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.