Orlando DUI Pretrial Diversion Program

DUI Attorney Orlando

What is a Pretrial Diversion Program in Florida

Is this your first drunk driving (DUI) offense? If so, you may be eligible for a pretrial diversion program. This type of program is an alternative to jail and other serious penalties, much like probation is an alternative punishment for a criminal conviction.

Recent Case Result

Recently, The Umansky Law Firm defended a client charged with a DUI. The charge was amended to reckless driving and the client received withhold of adjudication, 6 months of probation, and NO DL suspension. To view more DUI defense cases, visit The Umansky Law Firm’s verdicts & settlements page.

Pretrial Diversion Program Requirements

To be eligible for a pretrial diversion program, you must be:

  • Facing misdemeanor or DUI charges
    • Individuals facing felony charges are not eligible
  • Have no more than one prior misdemeanor sentence for a different offense
  • Have no previous dismissals, convictions or sentences for a similar offense
  • Have no previous felony sentences
  • Be a legal resident of the United States
  • Have approval of the Office of the State Attorney
  • No previous alcohol/drug-related driving arrests, dismissed charges or convictions
    • This applies to individuals attempting to obtain approval for a DUI-related pretrial diversion program

Orlando Pretrial Diversion Program Benefits

If you successfully complete the program, you are guaranteed a dismissal of the DUI. The program has many requirements, including:

  • Community service, approximately a minimum of 50 hours
  • DUI level 1 school
  • Treatment and/or counseling if required by the program
  • Victim impact class
  • Random urine screening
  • 10-day vehicle impoundment/immobilization
  • Six-month ignition interlock device

Our attorneys will explore all options available and determine if participation in a pretrial diversion program is the most advisable course of action for your case.

Contact us to See if You Are Eligible for Pretrial Diversion

While the requirements can seem strict and time-consuming, a DUI diversion program can be a viable option for many who desire a second chance. Don’t wait any longer, call our Orlando DUI defense lawyersat 407-228-3838 or contact us online. We represent clients in Orlando, Kissimmee and throughout central Florida.

Recent Criminal
Case Results

Burglary of Dwelling; Petit Theft

Withhold with 6 months probation and impulse control; adjudication withheld

Grand Theft ($300-$5000)

Nolle Prosequi-Case Dropped

CT-Driving Under the Influence Car (M1)

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

CT- Driving under the influence car

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

Grand Theft Third Degree

Adjudicated Guilty; One day jail/one day time serve; Restitution fees; Court Cost

Petit Theft < 300

We negotiated an agreement that entailed the State dropping the charge after our client completed a Pre-Trial Diversion Program. The Charge was dropped via a Nolle Prosequi.

Unlawful Speeding

Withhold of Adjudication; No points on license; Paid fine and clerk cost; 8 hour aggressive driver class; 90 days to satisfy fine and class

Shoot/Throw Missile Into Dwell/Struct/Veh; Child Abuse; Criminal Mischief; Battery (Domestic Violence)

No Information Notice - Charges Dropped

Attach Tag/Lic Plate To Unassigned Vehicle (M2)

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

DUI with Minor In Car or BAL of .20 or Higher

Pled No Contest, 1 Year Probation, 10 day Car Impound, Community Service

Motion to Modify Probation

Motion Granted in 48 hours

Petit Theft

Adjudication Withheld, 4 Months probation, Costs/Fines, Impulse Control Class

Petit Theft of $100 or MORE (M1)

Nolle Prosequi

Refuse To Submit To DUI Test (M1)

Case Dropped

Battery on Law Enforcement Officer (F3); Disorderly Conduct (M2)

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped


Charges Dropped

Scheme to Defraud(F3); Grand Theft(F3)

Motion to Terminate Probation Granted

Unlawful Speed


Failed to Yield at Intersection

Not Guilty

Leave Scene Of A Crash W/Property Damage (M2)

Case Dropped

Motion to Modify and Impose a Withhold of Adjudication


Attempted Burglary of a Conveyance

Charges dropped

Possession of Cannabis (less than 20 grams)

Charges dropped


Reduced to reckless driving

Possession of Alcohol Under the Age of 21

Charges dropped

Driving Under the Influence

Reduced to Reckless Driving

Violation of Probation

Case Dismissed

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