The judge turned down my request for diversion. Can I appeal that?
Defendants who are denied diversion and ultimately convicted can appeal a judge’s refusal to admit them to a diversion program. However, these appeals rarely succeed.
To learn more, see Nolo's section on Diversion and First Offender Options for a Criminal Charge.
by: Paul Bergman
Proof & Defenses in Criminal Cases
Getting a Lawyer for your Criminal Case
Steps in a Criminal Defense Case
Arraignment: Your First Court Appearance
Plea Bargains (Deals) in a Criminal Case
Legal Elements of Common Crimes
Expungement & Criminal Records
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Is the public defender a real lawyer?
Can I change defense lawyers after I've hired one?
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Does it matter whether a suspect is given the Miranda warning?
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