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The benefits of a drug diversion program

Drug diversion programs are popular across the state of Maryland. They are used to help drug offenders stay out of jail, if possible, and have the charges dropped from their records. When you are charged with a drug crime in Clinton, you should take a serious look into whether or not you are eligible to take part in a drug diversion program.

If you are eligible to attend a drug diversion program and you successfully complete it, you very well could have the drug case filed against you dropped. This means that the charges won't be on your permanent record. You will likely have to pay court fines and fees and follow any instructions issued to you by the court.

A major benefit of attending one of these programs is that you might not lose your professional license. Being charged with a drug crime can jeopardize your career, especially if you need a license in order to work.

There's a chance you could avoid serving time in jail if you attend one of these diversion programs in Maryland. You might be required to plead guilty to the crime first and then go to the program, but it could still help you remain a free person.

Once the case is dismissed by the court, you will be able to truthfully say on a job application that you have not been convicted of a crime.

Trying to fight drug charges doesn't have to be challenging, especially if you are eligible to enroll in a drug diversion program. These programs can help just about anyone charged with a drug crime, so be sure to ask your attorney if your case fits the criteria.

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