Good news for veterans that have a California DUI charge pending.
California's new impaired driving diversion program for veterans
Penal Code Section 1001.80 (SB 1227) effective 1-15-15 creates a Combat Veteran's Pretrial misdemeanor Diversion Program. Certain veterans whose
PTSD, mental health, substance abuse and similar problems stem from their current or past military service may be eligible for the diversion program instead of jail.
For veterans charged with DUI in the Bay Area
If you are a veteran and are facing a misdemeanor DUI charge, we can help. Please contact Amy Morell, Morell Law Office for a case evaluation. We specialize in DUI Defense Exclusively for over 20 years. 1-877-366-9440.