Domestic Violence

If you have been charged with a crime involving domestic violence, you may be eligible to participate in this program only if:

  • You have never been convicted of such a crime, or a similar crime in this or any jurisdiction within five years of the date of the offense.
  • You have never participated in a Diversion or Deferred Judgment Program for a similar offense within five years of the date of the offense.
  • You must apply for Deferred Judgment within thirty (30) days from your initial appearance for a crime involving domestic violence, and pay the $25 non-refundable application fee. Please make the check payable to the Municipal Court Clerk.

Application forms and detailed information sheets are available in the Municipal Court Clerk's Office or you may download and print the application form (PDF).