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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.

Proven Record of Results

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  • All charges dropped. 2 Counts Battery
  • Reduced to 3 Counts. Wh/Adj 3 years probation. 5 Counts Possession of Child Pornography
  • Reduced to 2 counts. Wh/Adj and probation. 9 Counts - Possession of Child Pornography.
  • Not Guilty after Jury Trial Aggravated Assault with a Firearm
  • All charges Dropped. Aggravated Assault With Motor Vehicle
  • Reduced to Felony Battery, dismissed, sealed. Aggravated Battery
  • Reduced to Misd. Battery. Adjudication Withheld. Aggravated Battery
  • Case Dropped Aggravated Battery (Deadly Weapon)
  • All charges dropped. Aggravated Child Abuse
  • Case Dropped Aggravated Child Abuse

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Why Clients Are Choosing Us
  1. Confidential, complimentary initial consultations
  2. Accepting calls and cases 24 hours a day
  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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