Written by attorney James Edward Monroe

Carefully Consider the Terms of Participation in Diversion

The New York Judicial Diversion Program (JDP) offers a chance for a person charged with a drug-related criminal offense to avoid incarceration by agreeing to enter treatment and submit to other conditions. But without knowing the terms of such an offer, it shouldn't be accepted.

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If you have been arrested on drug charges in Orange County or the mid-Hudson Valley, call a New York criminal defense attorney who can help consult your options with you and get the representation you need.

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