TARRANT COUNTY PROBATION CONDITIONS | PRE-TRIAL CONDITIONS
If you have been arrested and charged with a misdemeanor or felony criminal offense in Tarrant County, Texas (Fort Worth, Grapevine, Southlake, etc.), then you might be subject to one of the many Tarrant County probation conditions, especially in DWI, Drug, and Theft charges.
In addition, many times we will recommend our clients complete some of these programs or conditions before we go to Court to give them an opportunity for a better outcome or dismissal.
Here is some useful information on some of the pre-trial and probation programs for DWI, Drug, and Theft Offenses. For additional questions, please consult one of our experienced Fort Worth criminal defense and DWI lawyers.
DWI CONDITIONS | DWI EDUCATION | SUBSTANCE ABUSE EVALUATION | VICTIM IMPACT PANEL (VIP) | FORT WORTH DWI DEFENSE
As a condition of probation for a DWI offense, you are many times required to complete some or all of the following programs or conditions:
- Substance Abuse Evaluation (SAE) or Treatment Alternative to Incarceration Program (TAIP Assessment).
- DWI Education Program
- Victim Impact Panel
- Community Service
DRUG CONDITIONS | TAIP ASSESSMENT | INTERMEDIATE SANCTION FACILITY | IN-CUSTODY DRUG TREATMENT | SUBSTANCE ABUSE FELONY PUNISHMENT FACILITY (SAFPF) | FORT WORTH DRUG LAWYER
As a condition of probation for a drug offense, you are many times required to complete the following conditions or treatment programs:
- Treatment Alternative to Incarceration Assessment (TAIP) – an evaluation to determine if you are in need of additional drug and alcohol programs or treatment.
- Drug Offender Education Program (DOEP)
- In-Custody Drug Treatment (IDT) – Typically, a 90 day in-custody drug program.
- Intermediate Sanction Facility (ISF) – Typically, a 90 day in-custody drug program.
- Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facility (SAFPF) – a longer term drug treatment program (minimum 90 day stay).
As a condition of probation, you are many times required to complete a Theft Intervention Program or TIPS Class.
CSCD (Probation) typically requires all TIPS courses meet minimum requirements: 1.) They must be 10 total hours of counseling, 8 in a group setting and one-hour intake and exit sessions; 2.) Group sessions can meet one or two times weekly, for a total 4 or 8 weeks.
NOTE: “Fast-Track” programs (“Short TIPS”) such as one or two day programs are generally not approved; check with your officer or your attorney before signing up for any program. Completing a program not approved may result in you having to complete an additional approved program.
Make sure upon completion that you provide a Certificate of Completion to your Supervising Officer, or, if applicable, to your Dallas Fort Worth criminal defense lawyer.