Who qualifies for Drug Court?

Qualified Persons

Potential people who can qualify include:

  • Any person charged with the illegal possession of use of marijuana, cocaine, controlled substances, or drug paraphernalia
  • Any person who is charged with obtaining or using forged prescriptions

Unqualified Persons

  • Persons who are currently charged with or have past convictions for sale or distribution of marijuana, cocaine, or controlled substances
  • Individuals who have current charges or past convictions for any crime of violence, including but not limited to:
    • Crimes That Involved the Use of Illegal Possession of Firearms
    • Felony Assault
    • Manslaughter
    • Murder
    • Rape

Other Stipulations

Applicants may be rejected for entry into Drug Court by the District Attorney’s office or the Drug Court Team for reasons particular to the Applicants case or background. Any Drug Court applicant who is rejected for Drug Court entry shall be subject to the normal judicial process, and the Drug Court Application and rejection shall not affect or prejudice his or her case in any way.

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1. What is Drug Court?
2. What’s the benefit of Drug Court?
3. What the downside of Drug Court?
4. Who qualifies for Drug Court?
5. What is the Drug Court Team?
6. How does Drug Court work?