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Mental health diversion: A new way to get your criminal case dismissed

In this video, California criminal defense lawyer Karthik Krishnan discusses California’s new mental health diversion program, 1001.36 PC. The program allows some defendants to get their cases dismissed by obtaining mental health treatment in lieu of jail time. Eligibility is based on being diagnosed with certain psychiatric disorders. These include Bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective disorder,… Read More »