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*When a violation of your sentence has occurred and you are requested to appear at a court hearing that you are wanting to be represented by a public defender.
** The Bench Warrant will still be active until you appear at the court date given by the Court Clerks. At the hearing date the Judge will then make the decision to quash the Bench Warrant.**
To be eligible for E-Deferral, you must meet the following criteria:
- You must have responded to your traffic ticket within 15 days of the violation date, either by mail or in person.
- You have not received a Deferral or Deferred Finding in the past 7 years from any court in the State of Washington, moving or non-moving, depending on the charge that you are requesting be Deferred.
- You do not possess a Commercial Drivers License (CDL).
Please keep in mind that even if you have met the above listed criteria to apply for the Deferral Program your entry into the program is a discretionary decision that will be made by the Judicial Officer.