Diversion

Juvenile Diversion

Volunteers for Youth Justice (VYS) provides educational intervention and support to young people and their families who have been referred by area courts, school systems, and community agencies. For more information on the classes listed below, contact Shonda Houston-Dotie, Director of Youth Programs at (318) 425-4413, Ext. 104 or at shonda.houston@vyjla.org. Youth Programs: Stamp Out...

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Pretrial Diversion

What is the Pre-Trial Diversion Program? The Pre-Trial Diversion is a diversion program which is offered to certain offenders who qualify for participation as an alternative to prosecution. Participants receive coordinated assistance in personal and group counseling, drug and alcohol rehabilitation and other community agencies appropriate to their needs. What is the purpose of the...

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Traffic Pretrial Diversion

The Office of the District Attorney offers a Traffic Pretrial Diversion Program that could reduce your moving violation ticket to a non-moving violation, possibly keeping the ticket from affecting your vehicle insurance. This program is open only to those who meet certain requirements. You would not be eligible to participate if, for example, you received...

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