Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition (ARD) & Probation Without Verdict (PWOV)

Offenders placed on ARD or PWOV by the Court of Common Pleas of Luzerne County are under the legal supervision of Adult Probation & Parole. The Department supervises the offender over the time period imposed by the Court. In the event of a violation, Probation and Parole certifies the offender to the Office of the District Attorney for revocation ARD / PWOV. If the offender is brought before the Court for violations, ARD / PWOV may be terminated, and in those situations the Attorney for the Commonwealth shall proceed to schedule trial on the original charges, as provided by law.

Rules & Regulations

All those under ARD / PWOV supervision are subject to the rules and regulations set forth below:

For those who have successfully completed  ARD / PWOV and have made full payment on monies owed, a motion for dismissal and expungement can be filed with the Court.