Vacate

VACATE DEFAULT JUDGMENT

(Motion To Vacate)

DEFAULT CONVICTION may be entered against you if you fail to respond to a ticket or Notice of Liability or miss a scheduled court date.  You can apply to have the Default vacated either by filing a written motion or by making an oral application.  All Motions to Vacate a Default Conviction must include:

-   A valid reason for your failure to appear on your scheduled court date; and

-   A meritorious defense to the original charge.

PROCEDURE FOR FILING MOTIONS TO VACATE DEFAULT CONVICTION:

WRITTEN MOTIONS:     Must be accompanied by payment of $125 fee per violation, and filed with Nassau County Traffic and Parking Violations Agency (NCTPVA).  If granted, you will be notified by mail as to a future court date.

ORAL MOTIONS:            Must be made in person at NCTPVA.  The fee for an oral application is $50 per violation.   Oral Applications will be granted at the discretion of NCTPVA and only if you agree to pay all fines and fees the same day the application is granted.