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    First Judicial District Attorney's Office, Diversion Services

    transparentjeffco@jeffco.us
    720-497-7800

    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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    11011 W. 6th Ave.
    Ste. 200
    Remington Building
    Lakewood, CO 80215-5501

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  • Contract Items for the Juvenile Diversion Program

     

    Every defendant accepted into the Juvenile Diversion Program signs a Motion and Order for a Deferred Adjudication. This order includes a set of terms and conditions, or stipulations, which both the juvenile and his/her parent or guardian agree to:

    • Truthfully answer all questions asked by the diversion officers.
    • Report all contact with police or law enforcement agencies.
    • Cooperate with Diversion supervision.
    • Comply with Juvenile groups and/or additional contract items, as directed by diversion officer.
    • Victim Compensation fee ($163 for felony; $78 for misdemeanor charge).
    • Pay other fees as applicable:
      • Diversion supervision fee ($30 per month of supervision).
      • Diversion Program insurance ($3.25).
      • Regular payments towards restitution and fees.
    • Alcohol and drug evaluation.
    • Breathalyzer call-ins.
    • No drug or alcohol use – monitored scans.
    • Mental health evaluation and/or treatment, as determined.
    • Apology letter to victims.
    • Maintain established residence in Denver metro area.
    • Remain in Colorado; travel permit required to leave.
    • No weapons possession or use.
    • Meet all financial obligations.
    • Drive only with valid drivers license and insurance.
    • Maintain full-time school (attend and work to the best of his/her ability).
    • If not in school, must seek/gain suitable employment.
    • Up to 50 hours community service work.
    • Residential/non-residential community service at justice services when possible.
    • Home visit/welfare check with search of living areas.
    • No further criminal violations.
    • Juvenile shall not run away from home.
    • Be obedient to parents, legal guardian, school officials and law enforcement officers.

     

    In addition to these requirements, juvenile offenders are often required to participate in specific classes, treatment, and other activities designed to address the specific needs of the juvenile. The juvenile and his or her parent guardian are responsible for the cost of this treatment, to the extent it is not covered by insurance.

    Juvenile Diversion officers regularly check on the juvenile’s attendance and participation in school, as well as their compliance with requirements of their family. Juveniles are given “intermediate sanctions,” which may include extra community service, special writing assignments, or additional classes, if they are failing to follow the requirements of the program. If the juvenile remains out-of-compliance with program requirements after intermediate sanctions are imposed, the juvenile may be revoked from the program and returned to court for sentencing on their charges.



    Last Updated: 5-31-2013