What types of drug courts are there in New York?
Residents of New City who find themselves facing drug charges may not know that there may be an alternative to traditional courts in such situations - drug courts. In a drug court, an individual may receive a reduced sentence in exchange for voluntarily going through a court-supervised drug treatment program. New York State is a leader in the drug court movement, with 141 drug courts currently operating in the state as of January 2016.What types of drug courts are available in New York? First of all, there are criminal drug courts. Sometimes individuals face drug charges when they are addicted to drugs - an addiction which allegedly played a role in the alleged crime. Individuals in these situations may be given the option to go through a criminal drug treatment [...]