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The Law Firm of Powers Sellers & Finkelstein, PLC has years of experience in helping people suffering from mental illnesses obtain a good jail diversion program. We will work with you, your family, and hire experts to determine your needs and see that they’re met to help prevent further involvement with the courts or jail time. Call for a free consultation today and let our team put our knowledge and experience with jail diversion programs to work for you. You need a skilled attorney on your side. Call us for a 100% free, private case evaluation today at (727) 531-2926 anytime, 24-7!
The jail diversion program attorneys at the Law Offices of Powers Sellers & Finkelstein, PLC are very familiar with the programs that are available to individuals with substance abuse problems. There are numerous public and private facilities that are available. Having a solid treatment plan in place before you appear in front of a judge can make a huge difference. Whether you need out-patient or in-patient drug or alcohol treatment, we can help.
Also, for substance abuse, a jail diversion program can mean a long term end to ongoing issues and often puts an end to repeat offenses in the future. We will work closely with your mental health professionals and family members to see you through these hard times. Successful completion of a good jail diversion plan can often result in the dismissal of charges . Call us today to see what your options are. 727-231-1703
The electronic monitoring program is typically offered to low-risk criminal offenders. An electronic monitor is placed on the individual’s ankle so that he or she can be tracked in the community. Instead of serving a straight jail sentence, you may be allowed to wear a monitor so that you can work or go to school. The program has reduced the jail population and saved the county money by placing low-risk offenders back into the community to become productive members of society.
Offenders are outfitted with a GPS ankle bracelet device to monitor compliance with court-ordered conditions (i.e. inclusion, exclusion, curfew, travel, etc.). If you qualify, you may be eligible to serve your jail sentence on a work-release program monitored with a GPS device instead of being incarcerated in the jail.
Call us today and let’s examine your possibilities of taking advantage of the jail diversion program. (727) 531-2926 anytime, 24-7!
House arrest may be an option in lieu of jail. Our jail diversion criminal defense attorneys can often persuade the court to allow you to avoid serving a jail sentence by completing a term of Community Control called house arrest. This form of supervision is enforced through random unannounced visits to your home, place of employment, and by phone. Similar to the Electronic Monitoring Program.
If you are placed on house arrest (or community control) you will be allowed to live at home, travel to and from work or school and report to a community control officer. The program is like probation, less restrictive than jail, but more restrictive than standard probation.
The number of mentally ill individuals who are processed through the criminal justice system is astounding. Our jail attorneys have a great amount of experience in working with individuals who suffer from mental illnesses. Through medication management and proper treatment, mental illnesses can be treated. If you are facing jail time and suffer from a mental illness, there are programs available to you that may be explored as alternatives to jail time.
Every Jail Diversion Case is unique. Every individual is unique. The Law in Florida takes into consideration multiple facets when offering Jail Diversion Program to you including your charges, your Criminal History and the programs available. Powers Sellers & Finkelstein will thoroughly evaluate your case and utilize all resources available to us (including hiring experts) to strive for an alternative to jail for you or your family member.
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