Potential requirements may include: attending a medical detox program, outpatient alcohol recovery program, an inpatient alcohol recovery program and/or a community support group (AA).
What You Need To Know
Most counseling agencies perform the screening, although they do not have to be the same company.
You will be asked to disclose any information relating to your history with alcohol use and any prior related incidents.
Most states require the counseling programs to be certified for DUI penalty.
Choose a service approved for treatment for DUIs.
Your legal counsel may ask you to voluntarily enroll in a certified rehabilitation program before your scheduled court date. This will provide your attorney with information to help plead your case, which may result in a less serious sentence.