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There are several key factors courts consider when deciding if a defendant is eligible for a diversion program:
The Court Employment Project (CEP) has relatively lenient eligibility requirements:
Defendants complete a 6-week job readiness training program and maintain employment for the duration of their case.
Project Reset accepts defendants aged 16-30 facing first-time drug possession charges. Prior non-violent convictions may be allowed. Participants attend drug treatment, counseling, and educational services over a 6-12 month period.
The Manhattan Diversion Program is only open to defendants facing misdemeanor charges in Manhattan courts. Candidates cannot have prior convictions or pending cases in other boroughs. The program lasts 6-12 months and includes counseling, community service, and victim restitution payments.
The district attorney’s office typically determines whether a defendant meets the basic eligibility rules for diversion. Defense attorneys may also request diversion on their client’s behalf. Here are the key steps in the screening process:
Having an experienced criminal defense attorney represent you can be invaluable in securing diversion. Your attorney can:
Common diversion programs for drug charges include:
How New York City’s Diversion Courts Keep People Out of Jail – Reddit thread discusses NYC diversion programs
What is Diversion? – Quora post explains the diversion concept
New York Diversion Programs – Avvo guide covering NY diversion eligibility
New York Pretrial Diversion Programs – Overview from LawInfo of NY pretrial diversion programs
Diversion Programs – FindLaw analysis of various NY diversion programs
Diversion programs allow eligible defendants in New York City courts to avoid conviction and incarceration. Candidates who successfully complete mandated requirements like counseling, community service, or drug treatment can earn a complete dismissal of their charges. Diversion provides benefits like privacy, second chances, and avoiding jail time. With proper legal guidance, many defendants can pursue diversion as an alternative to traditional sentencing.
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