LEGAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES
We understand that everyone makes mistakes. Sometimes, good people may do things at the height of their addiction (i.e. commit crimes) they never would have done had they been in their right state of mind. So, we are more than pleased to assist and gently guide our clients in tackling the wreckage that may have been caused while they were living as an addict or alcoholic. Whether your loved one is facing severe penalties for their indiscretions while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or if they simply have a traffic ticket that needs to be addressed, our advocates and community liaisons will be happy to work with you and your family member to do whatever is necessary to allow the client to stay focused on their recovery.
Formal Letter Writing – Once Admitted, we will immediately inform the local Courts/Probation/Employers that your loved one is not sitting on the sidelines, but is being pro-active about tackling their addiction problem. We’re happy to write and send out as many letters/documents as needed to assist the client in addressing their legal consequences.
Probation Check In Calls/Documentation – We will correspond with the client’s assigned probation department and arrange to have the client call weekly (or monthly), or send in the necessary documentation, to maintain their probationary status and demonstrate to the courts that the client has sought the appropriate help and wants to do the “right thing”.
Cutting Edge Urinalysis Testing – We’re happy to arrange for more or less UA testing, if requested, to ensure that the client is complying with any court, probation or employer mandated testing. We will ensure that all urinalysis results are sent to the proper recipient on the designated schedule of the requesting agency.
Accompanying The Client To Court – As an added service, for a small fee, we’re happy to send one of our trained professionals to accompany the client to court, and act as an advocate, in order to address the court when questioned about the client’s progress. Having an actual representative from Spark of Hope can be a very compelling tool in the court system.
Any Other Legal/Work/Probation needs – Our highly trained case managers and primary therapists can help our clients address many other legal or work related challenges, including checking on pending (legal) charges facing the clients and how to address them appropriately.
For more information on our legal and court assistance services, please contact our Case Management department at (844) 398-9204 ext. 3.