Traffic & Criminal Diversionary Programs

Pre-Trial Intervention

PTI is a diversionary program for first time criminal offenders managed by the Solicitor’s Office.

  • The cost of the program is $350.00.
  • If you successfully complete the program, the charge pending against you will be dismissed.
  • If you fail to complete the program, your case will be returned to this court for trial.
  • If you have a previous conviction for the same or similar charge you are ineligible for PTI.
  • You can only enroll into PTI one time, regardless of whether or not you complete it.

If you are interested in PTI, please see the clerk in the Courtroom or ask the Judge for a referral BEFORE you enter a plea in Court.

Alcohol Diversion Program

ADP is a diversionary program for first time offenders under the age of 21 who are charged with an alcohol related offense. This program is also managed by the Solicitor’s Office.

  • The cost of the program is $350.00.
  • If you successfully complete the program, the charge pending against you will be dismissed.
  • If you fail to complete the program, your case will be returned to this court for trial.
  • If you have a previous conviction for the same or similar charge you are ineligible for ADP.
  • You can only enroll in ADP one time, regardless of whether or not you complete it.

If you are interested in ADP, please see the clerk in the Courtroom or ask the Judge for a referral BEFORE you enter a plea in Court.

PTI & ADP
Defendants under the age of 21 can participate in both PTI and ADP, one time each.

Traffic Education Program (TEP)

A Defendant who is charged with a 2 or 4 point violation and who has a clean driver’s record can request a referral to TEP.

The fee for TEP is $280.00.

If you are interested in TEP, please see the clerk in the Courtroom or ask the Judge for a referral BEFORE you enter a plea in Court.

Alive at 25

Alive at 25 is for drivers under the age of 25 charged with a Traffic offense (first offense).

The fee for Alive at 25 is $35.00.

If you are interested in Alive at 25, please see the clerk in the Courtroom or ask the Judge for a referral BEFORE you enter a plea in Court.


Magistrate Court will not recognize the completion of any diversionary program unless you were referred to that program through this Court.