For students who are under 21 or facing criminal charges for the first time, Alabama law provides special programs which can lessen criminal penalties, defer prosecution, or even dismiss a case entirely. The youthful offender and pretrial diversion programs are rehabilitative in nature and often provide a second chance or alternative punishment for defendants who meet the necessary requirements.
Pretrial Diversion / Youthful Offender
Auburn Student Defense is Here to Help
Since pretrial diversion and youthful offender status can lead to a variety of positive outcomes for student cases, it’s important to understand the criteria that must be met to enter these programs as well as the specific benefits and procedures of each. The attorneys of Auburn Student Defense have guided students through these programs for years in a variety of cases and contexts and have the experience needed to reach the greatest outcome for you.
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When your student is facing university or criminal charges, time is of the essence. We understand the importance of taking quick and appropriate action, and will gladly provide consultation by phone, even late at night or in the early hours of the morning