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Sunday, January 15 2023

Court Order Drug Screens - Convenient Process

If you’ve been ordered to take a drug test by a court, it can be an intimidating and confusing experience. Not only are you likely worried about the results, but also unsure of what steps to take next. But don’t worry - understanding the process is simpler than you might think. In this blog post, we will walk through all the steps involved in taking a court-ordered drug test so that you know exactly what to expect.


The first step is finding out which type of drug test has been ordered by the court. Generally speaking there are two types of tests: urine tests and hair follicle tests. Urine tests are more common as they are less expensive and easier to administer, while hair follicle testing provides more accurate results over an extended period of time (up to 90 days). Depending on your circumstances, either one or both may be required for your case.


Once the type of drug test has been determined, the next step is locating an approved facility where it can be administered. This facility must meet certain standards set forth by state law and may require prior approval from your attorney or the court. You should also be aware of any costs associated with the test as you may be required to pay for it out of pocket.


When the time comes for the drug test, you will need to provide a sample either through a urine collection or by having your hair follicles clipped. During this process, the facility staff will observe you to ensure that no tampering occurs. You should also be aware that drug test results can be available within 24 hours, however, depending on the complexity of your case they may take longer to process.


Finally, once all the tests have been completed and results evaluated by a qualified medical professional, they will be submitted to the court. Depending on the outcome, you may be required to take further action or may even face charges. It is important to note that any false information provided during the drug test process can result in legal repercussions so it is vital to remain honest throughout.


At the end of the day, taking a court-ordered drug test can be a daunting experience. However, by understanding the process and following all proper procedures, you can remain confident in knowing what to expect every step of the way.


At WorkPlace Screening Intelligence, we can make your court ordered drug screening process easy and convenient for you.  Our Support Team can locate a site near you for the drug screening process.  We have 20,000 sites available and most are within a few miles of your work or home.  For more information, call our Support Team at 844-573-8378 or email  You can also find more information at:

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