If you are facing DUI charges and want to avoid jail time, diversion from jail is a common option our clients want to take advantage of. While many clients are interested in diversion, there are several factors that could impact your eligibility. There are several factors that impact eligibility, and an attorney can help you navigate through them. Primarily, diversion is a formal agreement you enter into with the court. If you plea “guilty” or “no contest” at the time of your diversion hearing, and you do all that the court requires you to do in a year, your DUII charge will be dismissed.
For a lot of attorneys, once you enter Diversion, they consider your case to be done. However, entering Diversion might be a resolution, but it’s not the conclusion. There is still work that needs to be done by the client before the DUI charge can be dismissed. One simple oversight – or even a clerical error – could result in a conviction. And Reynolds Defense Firm takes that seriously. After all, you work hard to make sure your case gets dismissed and we want to help you be successful with that goal.
Why Do I Need An Attorney to Complete My DUI Diversion Program?
We’ve found that there is a really high percentage of people, even good people that we represent, that get sideways in the system because of clerical errors. For example, a court staff person can easily put a piece of paper in the wrong file. If that happens, the court automatically thinks that you didn’t do what you were supposed to do. If things go wrong from there, you could actually be convicted of the DUI. Not because you weren’t completing the requirements, but simply because of an error.
An important portion of successful program completion is keeping the court up to speed on what you have done, and when. At Reynolds Defense Firm, our team reviews your file throughout your Diversion year, checks in with you and the court. This is to ensure that all things are on track for completion. We always want to avoid any surprises. This goes doubly at end when it might be too late to do anything about it. Bottom line, we work hard to make sure the case is dismissed. After all, this is why you’re entering the program in the first place.
How RDF Helps Clients Successfully Complete DUI Diversion
We have spent years compiling insider tips, mapping out the entire year-long process with step-by-step guides, FAQ’s, checklists, and composing detailed explanations about each court requirement to help you successfully complete your court obligations! And we provide all this useful information to every Diversion client in our very own Diversion Workbook! An invaluable resource that you won’t find with other firms.
Our entire team wants to help you be successful with that goal, and we’re here to help. If you are facing DUI charges, contact us by visiting our website.