Introduction & Program OverviewThe Lenawee County Sobriety Court Program is modeled after drug treatment courts across the United States. It follows the ten key components of Sobriety Courts as established by the Department of Justice. The objective of this Sobriety Court is to see a reduction in recidivism for repeat Drunk Driver offenders who have significant alcohol and other drug addictions, thus enhancing public safety in our community.
StaffThe 2A District Sobriety Court will be in session each Monday. The Sobriety Court Staff will consist of 2 Judges, Defense Attorney, Assistant Prosecutor, Sobriety Court Probation Officer, Sobriety Court Coordinator, Substance abuse assessor and counseling representative, and local law enforcement officials who will meet prior to each court review hearing.
Sobriety Court Participants RequirementsTo participate in the Lenawee Sobriety Court the defendant must meet the following requirements:
- Plea of Guilty to an OWI 2nd or higher (No Impaired, High BAC or OWI 1st convictions will be admitted).
- No previous charges or convictions of violent crimes. This includes crimes that involve great bodily harm, sexual assault, or death.
- Must reside in Lenawee County or live near the County line where transportation to Adrian is feasible. Non-Michigan residents will not be admitted.