Office of the DeKalb County District Attorney

Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit

Sherry Boston, District Attorney

Pre-Trial Diversion

What is the Pre-Trial Diversion Program?

How long does the program last?

Are there fees involved in the Diversion program?

Do I need a lawyer?

Do I have to participate in the Diversion program once I have been extended an invitation?

What happens if I do not participate in the Diversion program?

Do I have to be working to participate in the Diversion program?

Is there community service involved in the program?

What happens at the end of the 6 months if I successfully complete the program?

Can I participate in the program if I have other charges on my record?