Judicial Services assists defendants with drug and alcohol offenses and helps them navigate the judicial system
Since all of our classes are suspended indefinitely, we are offering ONLINE classes for anyone that is enrolled in any class dates from March through July 2020.
We will be posting additional online class date options later this week - check back often for new updated information.
**THIS DOES NOT APPLY IF YOU WERE REQUIRED TO HAVE A SUBSTANCE ABUSE ASSESSMENT.
Online Class Dates:
Available to individuals who were signed up for the above, canceled classes.
Monday & Wednesday Evening Online Classes:
April classes FULL
You attend 6 classes - two nights per week for three consecutive weeks on Mondays & Wednesdays OR Tuesdays & Thursdays
Weeknight Class Dates:
Mondays & Wednesdays – May 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, & 20, from 6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays – May 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, from 4:00 pm to 6:15 pm
Saturday & Sunday Online Classes:
Sign up deadline is April 16
April 18, 19; May 2, May 3
from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Even though classes were canceled due to COVID-19 you will still have to complete classes to fulfill the legal requirement with the District Attorney’s office as part of your Deferral Agreement.
If you were required to have a Substance Abuse Assessment & Treatment Recommendations, YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THESE ONLINE CLASSES. We will have to address that on your court date.
How to Sign up for Online Classes
You will NOT be able to sign up unless you have ALL of the following:
Read the requirements above to be sure you are eligible for online classes.
Pay the $250 program fee (no partial payments) before you sign up.
Have your Criminal Case number and the email address that you will use to access your online class. (If you do not have your criminal case number, you will have to call the Clerk’s office to get it: 919-792-4000)
Note: These classes are limited to 50 people.
Your Court Date Information--UPDATED APRIL 4
All Court Appearances from March 16 – May 29, 2020, are being reset/continued by the Clerk of Court
You will receive a notice in the mail with your new court date in the next week or two if your address on the citation is current.
You can get your new court date by clicking on this link.
If the address on the citation that you received is not current, you will not receive this notice. YOU CANNOT CALL THE CLERK OF COURT TO UPDATE YOUR ADDRESS.
Bring the following to the Clerk of Court's Office to update your address:
Current driver’s license
Current utility bill (in your name)
Your criminal case number
Clerk of Court office location: Wake County Justice Center, Clerk of Court's office is on the 1st floor, Room 1000 300 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601
Limited hours: Monday - Friday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Judical Services: Available Programs
First Offender Drug and Alcohol Diversion Program provides the first-time drug and alcohol offender an opportunity to keep his or her criminal record clean. The defendant will complete 15 hours of drug and alcohol education and comply with program guidelines. Upon successful completion, the defendant will have his or her case dismissed by the District Attorney’s Office and be eligible for expungement.
Felony Drug Diversion Program provides the first-time felony drug offender an opportunity to keep his or her record clean. The defendant will receive a full drug and alcohol assessment, participate in and complete required treatment, complete 225 hours of community service and comply with program guidelines. Upon successful completion, the defendant will have his or her case dismissed by the District Attorney’s Office and be eligible for expungement.
The substance use assessment, education, and treatment services provide opportunities for individuals to address judicial and/or clinical issues that may be present. These services are available to those with a charge of driving while impaired and/or other charges connected with substance use, such as possession, etc.