Minor in Possession Laws and How They Affect Juveniles

MIP is strictly enforced in many states, but you may not understand these laws to the fullest extent or have…

Sentenced to House Arrest After You’ve Received a DUI

Picture this: You’re arrested for a DUI for the first time and wonder if you’re going to go to prison…

Is Court a Different Process for Veterans in California?

In California, court works a little differently for veterans, in California’s specialized Veterans Treatment Courts. These courts work as a…

What Are Pretrial Diversions and Deferred Adjudications?

If you have been charged with an offense, you may still qualify for a program that could get your case…

Can Offenders Have Access to Diversion Programs?

Many offenders are being invited to a type of alternate treatment from criminal behavior known as ‘diversion programs.’ These policy…

Who Qualifies for Diversion in California?

In California, Penal Code 1000 governs diversion, also known as deferred entry of judegment (DEJ). When a defendant is offered…

Qualifying for a Diversion Program in California

Diversion is a legal program that can be offered in the State of California. Individuals believed to have committed certain…

Diversion Programs – Avoid Trial and Conviction

In the State of California, diversion programs exist especially for young offenders and often are viewed as beneficial to juveniles…