MC 103 - Ch 3 (Submitting)
The best time to submit TBWD is about three (3) weeks before the due date.
If your due date is close to a long weekend or a busy week, you should try to time the delivery so that when the Officer receive the TBWD
from the courthouse, it is very close to the long weekend period.
the courthouse to receive your TBWD
- one week by mail
Or, if the due date is way before (i.e. one month away from) a long weekend, you might want to turn in TBWD in person
so that you can turn it in two (2) days before the due date.
REMEMBER: Serve your document properly!
- one week for the courthouse to handle your TBWD
- one week to send your TBWD and TR-210 to the Officer
one month for the Officer to file his TBWD
(Note: you should calculate the timing so that the long weekend
or busy week period is at the beginning of this one month)
- one week for Judge to make decision
- one week for courthouse to mail out the TR-215 (Notice Of Decision)
The followings are the long weekends:
- Jan 1: New Year
- Jan 18: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday
- Feb 15: Washington's Birthday
- May: Memorial Day
- July 4: Independence Day
- Sept: Labor Day
- Oct: Columbus Day
- Nov: Veterans Day
- Nov: Thanksgiving Day
- Dec: Christmas Day
The followings are the busy weeks:
- April 15: Deadline for Income Tax filing
- July and Aug: Kids are out of school during summer (i.e. Cops may have kids)
- Sign your TR-205 on every page where signature is required
- Sign bail check with the correct amount (lowest one - without traffic school admin fee), if you have not posted bail yet.
- Supporting docs (i.e. E & T survey), photos, diagrams, and etc.
- Send to the courthouse only!
- Fill out
Certified Mail form, and Return Receipt form.