What is Diversion in the District of Columbia

What is diversion in DCThis video briefly describe diversion in the District of Columbia. Diversion is a way of diverting the case off of a trial calendar. Almost every state in the Union now has a diversion for first-time offenders on misdemeanor cases. It’s just what it sounds like. It’s diverting the case off of a track so that – let’s say that you have a drug problem – well, if you participate in a drug court or drug program the case will get dismissed. If you don’t have a drug problem and you just made a bad error in choice, then maybe you’ll do some community service and get your case dismissed. Diversion is almost available for most first-time offender misdemeanors. There are certain exceptions to that, and again, seek an experienced criminal lawyer to tell you this

Attorney Mark Rollins on what is diversion.

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