Category: Diversion Programs

Colorado has been making strides in recent years to help decriminalize drugs, especially now that marijuana is legal both for medicinal and recreational use. However, at this time, Colorado is taking things a step further to help keep those who are charged with drug crimes out of the court system altogether. They’re doing so through a new recovery diversion program.

According to the District Attorney in Aurora, recovery diversion programs


If you or a loved one have been accused of a crime, you are no doubt apprehensive about the charges and penalties you face, and potentially of the long term consequences of having a criminal record. However, depending upon your specific situation, you may qualify for a diversion program, that if completed successfully, will get your charges dismissed.


What exactly are these programs?


Diversion programs are intended