Standard Traffic Court Dispositions

The Delaware County Juvenile Court has exclusive jurisdiction to hear all cases of juveniles issued traffic citations in Delaware County. If you are under the age of eighteen years and received a traffic citation alleging that a traffic law, you may be eligible to waive the court appearance provided that the criteria is meet.

Waiver Criteria

  • There is no minimum age for waiving non-moving violations
  • The citation only contains Non-Moving Violations including but not limited to the following.
    • Failure to wear Seatbelt
    • Failure to Display Plates or Tags
    • Expired Plates or Tags
    • Riding a bicycle on Sidewalk
    • No Headlights or Taillights
    • Window Tint Violation
    • Bumper Height
    • Fictitious Plates
    • Jay Walking
    • Skateboarding or Rollerblading on Sidewalk or Street
    • Muffler Violation
    • Unsafe Vehicle
    • Vehicle Lighting Violation
    • Other Equipment Violation
  • The following items must be turned in on or before the scheduled court date
    • Waiver, signed by the juvenile and parent, guardian or legal custodian.
    • Payment – cash or check made out to Delaware County Juvenile Court, credit card payments are accepted via www.officialpayments.com


If you are under the age of eighteen years and received a traffic citation alleging that a traffic law, that cannot be waived the standard disposition are as follows. 

1st offense

  • Speeding
    • Fines in the amount of $1.00 per mile over the speed limit not to exceed 50.00
    • License suspension
      • 4 weeks without driving privileges or
      • 6 weeks with the privileges to drive for school and work.
    • $90.00 Court cost
    • Order to attendance to a driving course
  • Excessive Speed
    • fines could increase to $2.00 per mile over the speed limit or more but not to exceed $50.00
    • License suspension
      • Could be more that 4 weeks without driving privileges or
      • 6 weeks with the privilege to drive for school and work
    • $90.00 Court cost
    • Order to attendance to a driving course
  • Other minor misdemeanor traffic offence
    • Fines in the amount of $10.00 may not to exceed 50.00
    • License suspension
      • 4 weeks without driving privileges or
      • 6 weeks with the privileges to drive for school and work.
    • $90.00 Court cost
    • Order to attendance to a driving course



2nd offense   

  • Speeding
    • Fines in the amount of $2.00 per mile over the speed limit not to exceed 50.00
    • License suspension
      • 90 days with or without driving privileges
    • $90.00 Court cost
    • Order to attendance to a online remedial driving course
    • Order to attendance to a driving course
  • Excessive Speed
    • fines could increase to $2.00 per mile over the speed limit or more but not to exceed $50.00
    • License suspension
      • 90 days with or without driving privileges
    • $90.00 Court cost
    • Order to attendance to a online remedial driving course
    • Order to attendance to a driving course
  • Other minor misdemeanor traffic offence
    • Fines in the amount of $20.00 not to exceed 50.00
    • License suspension
      • 90 days with or without driving privileges
    • $90.00 Court cost
    • Order to attendance to a online remedial driving course
    • Order to attendance to a driving course

 


3rd offense   

  • Speeding
    • Fines in the amount of $50.00
    • License suspension
      • 365 days with or without driving privileges
    • $90.00 Court cost
    • Order to attendance to a online remedial driving course
  • Excessive Speed
    • Fines in the amount of $50.00
    • License suspension
      • 365 days with or without driving privileges
    • $90.00 Court cost
    • Order to attendance to a online remedial driving course
  • Other minor misdemeanor traffic offence
    • Fines in the amount of $50.00
    • License suspension
      • 365 days with or without driving privileges
    • $90.00 Court cost


No license   

  • Driving without a driver’s license- cannot apply for driver’s license or permit until 3 months after 16-Birthday.
  • $90.00 court cost
  • $50.00 fine.


No License Second Offense

  • The juvenile could be placed in the Juvenile Detention Center for 3 days


OMVI offense   

  • $50.00 fine
  • $90.00 court cost
  • 1-year license suspension with 6-month possible review, placed on probation, alcohol assessment, driver and family. (No school or work privileges).
  • Possible placement in a juvenile detention center for 3 days.


6 points offenses

  • $50.00 fine
  • $90.00 court cost
  • Offences include fleeing, drag racing
  • 1 year license suspension-possible 6 month review
  • No driving privileges


Privileges

  • Juvenile may request privileges to work, school and to drive with a parent. If granted, the BMV receives a record and the juvenile is required to carry the documentation of the driving privileges with them while driving.



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