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AP XIII, Sec. 5 Drug court referral process

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedAdministrative Procedures of the Court of Justice

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Administrative Procedures of the Court of Justice
Part XIII. Procedures for Drug Court
Administrative Procedures, AP XIII, Sec. 5
AP XIII, Sec. 5 Drug court referral process
In those jurisdictions having a drug court, a defendant shall be referred to drug court through one of the following procedures:
(1) A referral to drug court may be made at any time during probation, including a referral in lieu of revocation. A defendant who is referred to drug court by an order of probation shall have entered a guilty plea or been found guilty of an eligible offense(s). The sentencing judge, upon request of the attorney for the defendant or another interested party, or, alternatively, sua sponte, may order a defendant to be referred to drug court for a determination of the defendant's eligibility.
(2) A referral to drug court may be made utilizing approved local diversion procedures.
(3) Any judge may refer a person charged with contempt of court to drug court in lieu of being incarcerated on the contempt charge, but only after an order of contempt has been entered.

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HISTORY: Amended by Order 2016-02, eff. 2-12-16; prior amendments eff. 3-23-10 (Order 2010-05), 7-30-09 (Order 2009-07); adopted by Order 2006-01, eff. 1-9-06
Administrative Procedures, AP XIII, Sec. 5, KY ST ADMIN P AP XIII, Sec. 5
Current with amendments received through January 15, 2020.
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