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b2ap3_thumbnail_First-Offense-Probation.jpgFirst-time criminal convictions can have a devastating impact on people’s lives. It can become much more difficult to obtain employment, housing, and education. Fortunately, in Illinois, certain first-time drug offenders are eligible for a probation program that, if completed successfully, results in the conviction being vacated.


The 1410 probation is a sentencing option for some first-time felony drug offenders. It may be used when a person is guilty of the possession of a Schedule I or II controlled substance, such as cocaine, heroin, ecstasy, methamphetamine, opiates, and barbiturates. It is also available when a person commits possession of an unauthorized prescription form.

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