Overview Description

Records relating to a case dismissed after the successful completion of a drug court treatment program become nonpublic. Mich. Comp. Laws § 600.1076.

 

Ineligible Category or Citation

See exclusions in Mich. Comp. Laws § 600.1076(4).

Procedure General

Upon the successful completion of the program, the court will discharge the individual and dismiss the proceedings. After the dismissal, the state police department retains a nonpublic record of the arrest, court proceedings, and disposition of the criminal charge. For the specific procedure, see Mich. Comp. Laws § 600.1076.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

The disposition is not a conviction and does not entail the disqualifications or disabilities imposed by law upon conviction. Arrest and court records are nonpublic, but can be disclosed as specified in section 600.1076(10).

Waiting Periods

The record becomes nonpublic upon dismissal of the charge.

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