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Domestic Violence Deferred Prosecution Program

If the state attorney files a misdemeanor or felony domestic battery charge, the Domestic Violence Deferred Prosecution Program should be seriously considered.

What are benefits to the Domestic Violence Deferred Prosecution Program?

  1. If the program is successfully completed the charge is dismissed.
  2. There are no probation fees saving $50 per month
  3. There are no court costs or fines saving $875
  4. There is no conviction
  5. Lower risk of future domestic violence
  6. No required court appearances

What are the program requirements?

  1. 26 weeks of counseling with an approved domestic violence counselor
  2. Supervision for one year at no cost with no reporting requirement (other than the counseling)
  3. Cost of counseling on a sliding scale ranging from $11 to $36 dollars per session
  4. No other charges for one year
  5. State Attorney Costs ($50 Misdemeanor, $100 Felony)

The Law Office of Timothy Hessinger, P.A. can assist with getting into the Domestic Violence Diversion Program. Call for a free evaluation of your case.

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  • DUI charge reduced to Reckless Driving DUI
  • Not Guilty after Jury Trial Possession of Undersize Stone Crab Claws
  • Reduced to Felony Battery, dismissed, sealed. Aggravated Battery
  • All charges dropped. Loitering and Prowling
  • All charges dropped. Battery Domestic
  • All charges dropped. Battery on Spouse
  • Charge dismissed / diversion / Sealed Grand Theft
  • Charge Reduced to Reckless Driving. DUI
  • All charges dropped and expunged. GAG Grouper Out of Season
  • All charges dropped. Grand Theft

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  3. Exclusively devoted to criminal defense
  4. Impressive track record of charge reductions, acquittals, and dismissals
  5. 15 years of experience in the State Attorney's office
  6. Named Prosecutor of the Year in 2004
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