Users' questions

How does the Magistrates Early Referral into treatment program work?

How does the Magistrates Early Referral into treatment program work?

The Magistrates Early Referral Into Treatment (MERIT) program is a voluntary, pre-plea program for adults in the Local Court who have issues related to their alcohol and other drug use. MERIT provides access to a wide range of alcohol and other drug treatment services for 12 weeks while court matters are adjourned.

When did the court referral program start in Orange County?

Since 1973, the Court Referral Program (CRP) has been providing courts, probation departments, and judicial officers with a viable option of community service as an alternative to fines and/or incarceration for misdemeanor offenders in Orange County.

How many court referral officers are there in Arizona?

The original program was derived from the DWI Program in Phoenix, Arizona during the 1970’s. There are 24 local Court Referral Education Programs and 49 Court Referral Officer Programs.

How to register for the oneoc court referral program?

You must report to one of our five offices in person with your court order paperwork and registration fee payable in exact cash, ATM debit, Visa/ MC/Discover, money order or cashier’s check. Please contact us by email at [email protected] or by phone at (714) 953-5597 in order to obtain the fee.

What does it mean to miss an appointment?

A missed appointment letter typically means writing a letter to the particular person that you have failed to show up for your appointment with. A letter that vaguely explains why you were unable to push through and make it to your appointment.

How to make an appointment with Family Services?

This appointment may be given to you at court or you may receive an appointment letter in the mail. You will need to come to this meeting on time. If you are unable to keep the appointment you should call the Family Relations Counselor who has been assigned to your case.

How to get a referral to homeless court?

By working with a local agency, you can get a referral to homeless court, take care of municipal citations, and eliminate legal barriers that are keeping you from finding work or living a productive life. [2] Identify an agency near you.

Can a judge meet with a family relations counselor?

Yes, in most cases you will meet with a Family Relations Counselor before your case is heard by a judge. The Family Relations Counselor will try to help you resolve the dispute that brought you to the court. The Family Relations Counselor will also meet with the other party and with any attorneys who have filed an appearance in your case. 17.