How Mental Health Diversion Can Help You Avoid Jail Time and Get Treatment

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Fact:  Every person probably has an identifiable “mental health condition” that will potentially keep them from getting convicted of a crime.  Conservatively, anywhere from 15-31% of defendants have an identifiable mental illness. California law recognizes that mental health issues could play a role in criminal behavior, so the state created a program to keep those defendants out of jail. Continue reading →