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DEFERRED PROSECUTION IN WASHINGTON STATE
There are many vigorous and strict conditions required of someone who is granted a Deferred Prosecution. Some of those conditions include successful completion of a 24-month treatment program, no new criminal violations, pay all court fines, five years of probation, and attend a victim’s impact panel. Upon successful of all the conditions required of you, the charge(s) will be dismissed.
A deferred prosecution can help you avoid serving jail time, losing your license, and give you the opportunity to get your charges dismissed. Entry into a Deferred Prosecution program should not be done hastily, however, it can be the best option for some clients in certain circumstances. Cynthia Macklin experienced in petitioning the court for a Deferred Prosecution and understands all of the requirements and conditions placed upon her clients who enter into a Deferred Prosecution. Cynthia Macklin can help you determine if a deferred prosecution is a good option for you on your case.
There are strict eligibility requirements to qualify for a Deferred Prosecution. The following legal requirements must be met:
At a minimum, you will also be required to successfully complete a 2-year treatment program as outlined in RCW 10.05.150. The treatment will contain 3 phases:
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