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Pretrial Diversion DUI Tier I

Pretrial Diversion DUI Tier I is a deferred prosecution program for selected misdemeanor/misdemeanor DUI offenders, offered by the Office of the State Attorney and supervised by Orange County Community Corrections. 


  • Up to $500 monetary contribution, monetary contributions may be made to Florida Safety Council.
  • You may split your donation between organizations.
  • DUI School with the Florida Safety Council
  • Victim Impact Class through Florida Safety Council or MADD 
  • 10 day Vehicle Impoundment/Immobilization
  • Law Enforcement Investigative Costs (includes drug/alcohol testing at time of arrest)
  • Random observed urine screens (no additional cost for on-site testing)
Do not contribute to the Pretrial Diversion program until after you sign the contract with the State Attorney.
This ONLY satisfies the required monetary contribution for Pretrial Diversion. You may split your contribution with other organizations. Additional costs for the Pretrial Diversion Program, classes and evaluations are the responsibility of the Pretrial Diversion participant.

See eligibility and enrollment information below.




Program Eligibility:

  • Misdemeanor/DUI charges only. Felony cases are supervised by the Department of Corrections.
  • No prior sentence, conviction or dismissal for a similar charge, no more than one prior misdemeanor sentence for a dissimilar offense, no prior deferred prosecution/diversion programs, no prior juvenile programs, no prior felony sentences.
  • Legal residence in the United States.
  • Approval by the Office of the State Attorney.
  • For DUIs: no prior alcohol-related driving offenses, regardless of disposition.

Program Enrollment:

  • You cannot refer yourself to Pretrial Diversion. Your attorney cannot refer you directly to Pretrial Diversion.
  • You must be referred to Pretrial Diversion by the Office of the State Attorney.
  • Only the Office of the State Attorney can approve your case for Pretrial Diversion. If you are approved for the program, you will be signing a contract with the State Attorney to complete the conditions described on the back of this page.
  • You are not on the Pretrial Diversion program until the day you sign the contract with the State Attorney.


Special conditions in addition to those listed above are required. Additional costs for classes and evaluations are the responsibility of the PTD participant. Further conditions may be added at the discretion of the Office of the State Attorney, such as additional community service hours, or Advanced Driver Improvement classes for DUI cases, when the facts of the case warrant additional conditions.

Reference: CCD/PTD Form 35-228 (03/13)



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