Pretrial Diversion Program

The program is designed to allow an opportunity for first time offenders of certain offenses to complete certain requirements/conditions and upon successful completion, the offenses will be nolle prosequie.
  • Seek legal advice for participation and petition the court for entrance to the program.
  • Must be charged with the offense of misdemeanor possession of marijuana, minor in possession of alcohol, or theft by shoplifting.
  • Never been arrested or convicted of any crime other than minor traffic matters (specifically DUI, Hit and Run, Racing and/or contest of Speed, Leaving Scene of Accident and/or Attempting to Elude).
  • Pay a program fee $300.
  • Program participants are supervised by Marietta Municipal Court Probation.