Probation/ Deferred

                           Requesting Deferred Disposition (Probation)

You may be eligible to have your violation dismissed with probation.  The Judge in his sole discretion, may defer disposition on most cases.  Generally deferred is for a period of 90 days, (not to exceed 180 days). If you complete the required terms, the case is dismissed

You are eligible for Deferred Disposition if:

  • You do not have a CDL license.

  • You have not participated in a deferred program in this court or any other court during the past 12 months.
  • You are not charged with a construction zone violation.

  • You are not charged with speeding in excess of 24 mph over the posted limit.

  • If you are under the age of 25, you must appear at the Court window to request probation. State law requires you to complete a DSC course (course only no driving record) and return the certificate of completion to the court within the deferral period. 


If eligible, you may select deferred disposition by providing the following:

  1.  Required fee (Money orders only) - Deferred fees cannot be paid online or over the phone. Fee will be the fine amount plus $40.To determine your fine amount, click on the fine sheet link on the main page.
  2. Along with your fee, complete and mail a “request for deferring further proceedings form”.  It is not necessary to send a copy of your citation however, it is fine to do so.  
  3. Mail your form to:
      
    Midlothian Municipal Court
    1150 N Hwy 67 Ste 200
    Midlothian, TX 76065
     

 

The request form above is for "mailed requests" only. If you plan on coming in to the court to make your request, the clerk will print these forms for you. 

MAIL COMPLETED REQUEST FORM AND FULL PAYMENT TO THE MUNICIPAL COURT ON OR BEFORE THE RESPONSE DATE ON YOUR CITATION. FAILURE TO COMPLY MAY RESULT IN A  WARRANT MAY BE ISSUED FOR YOUR ARREST.  LATE OR INCOMPLETE  REQUESTS WILL BE REJECTED.