The length of participation in PTI ranges from four (4) to twelve (12) months, based on the participant’s individual needs and goals.
- Upon completion, all applicable agencies are notified to dismiss the charge(s) (Solicitor, Magistrate Court, Municipal Court, Police Department, SLED)
- Participants have the right to request expungement of the dismissed charge(s) at an additional cost of $285.00. Expungement is not a requirement.
Should a participant unsuccessfully complete the program, the PTI file is closed and the court is notified.
Out of Area Participation
Participants who reside outside the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit and that do not wish to commute to the Horry or Georgetown County office, may complete their program requirements within their area. The participant must maintain contact with the PTI office by phone, mail, fax and/or e-mail. The case manager will assist the participant in locating resources in their areato successfully complete the program requirements.