Character Reference Letter Examples

   Character Reference for Someone With Drug Addiction

I understand that {Name} is accused of a number of crimes. I want to make sure that you are aware that before {opiates/methamphetamines/etc.} took control of her life, she was a law-abiding, productive member of society, thoughtful and caring and always putting others ahead of herself.

I've known {Name} for {time and context}. I knew the person she was before the drugs took hold, and I have hope that that person can again be revealed. I wish you could have known {Name} when she {positive anecdote}. Also, {additional example of character}.

{Name} needs treatment, not incarceration. I am one of many friends and relatives standing by as a support system to ensure she gets the help she needs to get on track and stay on track.

Please view this case with a lens of compassion, taking into account how much of this uncharacteristic behavior was fueled by addiction.

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