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You Could Be A Candidate For Alternative Sentencing In Drug Court

For those who are facing serious criminal charges that are related to an addiction to drugs, drug courts offer the incentive to get help and the tools with which one may help himself or herself. Drug court may be the last, best option drug offenders have before they are sentenced to prison.

Drug courts came into being to address the needs of those who are addicted to drugs and facing serious criminal charges. Previously, the incentive to avoid prison was present, but it was insufficient to cause people to take the steps necessary to avoid the consequences of a conviction. Addiction is often the source of the criminal activity. To effectively tackle the addiction, most people needed more than just motivation, they needed the tools to overcome their addiction, including:

  • Counseling
  • Drug screens
  • Drug treatment and rehabilitation
  • Regular court monitoring

At the Law Office of Philip R. Nathe, our drug court attorney brings extensive experience in working with the Illinois court system to the benefit of our clients. We understand what the courts are looking for in potential candidates for this and other alternative sentencing programs, and we can help you pursue participation in the program. Additionally, we can help position you well to succeed in this program by fully informing you as to what will be expected of you.

Speak With An Experienced Attorney

If you are facing a nonviolent criminal charge that is related to alcohol or drug addiction issues, drug court may be the best possible resolution to your case. Turn to the Law Office of Philip R. Nathe. Our decades of experience allow us to provide our clients with an aggressive and effective defense for drug-related charges. To schedule a free initial consultation with our lawyer, call 630-364-4621, toll free at 888-583-6197 or simply contact us online.

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