Probation Before Judgment for Traffic Offenses

Keep Your Delaware Driving Record Clean

For people who have a relatively clean driving record, they may want to consider requesting probation before judgment. While there are certain eligibility requirements, the court has the final say as to whether people are eligible. At the Law Offices of Francis E. Farren, I am a lawyer who will help you understand your options.

Probation before judgment may be your opportunity to keep a traffic violation off your record. To learn more about this opportunity, contact my Newark, Delaware, office for a free consultation.

To be eligible for Probation Before Judgment for a mv offense, you must have a clean driving record (i.e., no violations) for 5 years.

The following offenses are not eligible for Probation Before Judgment:

  • No Proof Insurance;
  • Unlawful Possession or Manufacture of Proof of Insurance;
  • Driving Without a License;
  • Unlawful Application For or Use of License or Identification Card;
  • Making False Statements to DMV;
  • Driving During Suspension;
  • Failure to Obey a Police Officer;
  • Overtaking/Passing a School Bus;
  • Reckless Driving;
  • Aggressive Driving;
  • Driving Under the Influence;
  • Driving Under the Influence - Zero Tolerance;
  • Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident; and
  • Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury Accident