Treatment in Lieu of Incarceration

Legal issues often accompany the misery of addiction.

The courts know that when Ascension is involved, treatment will be managed correctly through a proven, full-family approach. Ascension has earned the respect of the courts because we scrutinize requests for legal services to ensure our clients possess a genuine desire for a healthy recovery. 

Our addiction recovery legal services are a win for everyone involved:

  • Courts - the cycle of addiction and jail time is broken
  • Tax Payers - incarceration costs are reduced
  • Families - witness their loved one receive appropriate treatment
  • Communities - healthy, productive individuals return to contribute

Whether or not a run-in with the law offered a wake-up call, legal intervention is often the first step toward recovery. Ascension Recovery Services offers addiction recovery legal services to support families and individuals in need of help when navigating the legal process associated with substance abuse issues.  We have a solid track record of managing the process to ensure treatment is the alternative to incarceration. Download our full infographic about how we can help you navigate the alternatives to incarceration.

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Do you need help navigating the legal processes associated with substance abuse?

304-241-4585

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Legal Services

We will work with legal representatives to help your loved one get necessary treatment. Our addiction recovery legal services usually consist of:

  • Expert witness testimony
  • Establishing a plan for rehabilitation in lieu of incarceration that has been widely accepted by the courts
  • Case management
  • Liaising legal requirements
  • Accountability monitoring and relapse prevention
  • Toxicology screenings
  • Ensuring compliance with reporting and communication requirements

Our addiction recovery legal services are a win for everyone involved:

Courts: The cycle of addiction and jail time is broken
Tax Payers: Incarceration costs are reduced
Families: Witness their loved one receive appropriate treatment
Communities: Healthy, productive individuals return to contribute

We have a solid track record of managing the process to ensure treatment is the alternative to incarceration. Our process consists of 10 proven steps.

 

Our Approach to the Legal Process

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1. Ideally, Ascension is contacted before bail is posted or lawyers are contacted.
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2.  Appropriate legal support is identified and information is gathered.
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3.  Ascension professionals meet with the family.
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4.  The affected individual receives coaching and guidance.
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5.  Ascension professionals fulfill expert witness and testimony roles.
 
 
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6. Treatment settings are vetted against individual needs and the financial /insurance situation.
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7. Coordinated efforts with the courts create healthy accountability in bond reduction negotiations.
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8. Transportation logistics are coordinated.
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9. Ascension participates in legal proceedings.
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10. The affected individual enters treatment.
 

Interested in learning more? Give us a call. 

304-241-4585