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Drug Court
Honorable Nelson W. Rupp, Jr.,;Honorable Joseph  M. Quirk
 

The Montgomery County Circuit Court Adult Drug Court is a comprehensive treatment program for adult offenders who have serious drug/alcohol-dependency problems. The goal of the program is to assist program participants to address the root cause of the problem – drug/alcohol addiction – and to end the cycle of addiction that leads to crime.

 

Montgomery County Circuit Court Adult Drug Court Program

The Montgomery County Circuit Court Adult Drug Court Program is a voluntary program that offers offenders with drug/alcohol-dependency problems a new opportunity to break the chain of the cycle of drug/alcohol addiction and crime through intensive treatment and monitoring, as well as direct attention from the court.

The mission of the Adult Drug Court Program is to eliminate substance abuse, crime, and their consequence, by forging continuing partnerships with the court, health treatment providers, concerned community organizations and law enforcement. Leveraging its partnerships and authority, the court will direct substance-abusing offenders into evaluation and treatment to achieve personal responsibility and productive citizenship.

The program is a minimum of twenty (20) months and consists of four phases. The average length is 2 years but the actual time in the program will depend on a participant’s progress. Over the course of the participation in the Program, a participant will be involved in individual and group therapy, regular meetings with a Case Manager, random drug testing, case supervision and monitoring, and participation in regular sessions of the Drug Court.

The common goal is a participant’s graduation from the Program …and living a life free from his/her addiction.

To participate in the Program, an offender must be:

Additional information about the Adult Drug Court Program is available from:
Adult Drug Court: Participant Handbook

Additional documents:

Confidentiality Waiver

Defendant's Agreement

Drug Court Referral Form

Drug Court Policies and Procedures Manual

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Drug Court Programs: Frequently Asked Questions

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Publications/Manuals/Forms

Adult Drug Court Program
Adult Drug Court: Participant Handbook
Drug Court Policies and Procedures Manual

Forms:
Confidentiality Waiver
Defendant's Agreement
Drug Court Referral Form

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Additional Information

 
Montgomery County Circuit Court
50 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20850
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM