In the Common Wealth of Kentucky, if an individual is charged with a DUI and has never been in trouble with law inforcement.

Asked over 1 year ago - Columbia, KY

The question: Does that person qualify for "Diversion"? Thanks for the help.

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  1. Frank Mascagni III

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . We have a Diversion Program for DUI first offenders in JEFFERSON COUNTY,KY. I don't know if you have a similar program in your county. Contact a criminal defense attorney in your county to defend you and explore any options.

    I am trying to give you a general answer to your question. We do not have an attorney-client relationship by this... more
  2. Michael William Bouldin

    Contributor Level 14

    Answered . DUI is not a diversion eligible offense. You should hire an attorney for your DUI.

    Kentucky law does not certify specialty of practice in this area. The advice given herein is informational and... more

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