Learn more about FAIP in Tarrant County
FAIP is the Felony Alcohol Intervention Program in Tarrant County. If you have been arrested for repeated intoxication-related offenses and are facing a felony DWI case in Tarrant County, you may qualify for the Felony Alcohol Intervention Program. The program can also help you recover from a life of addiction and avoid penitentiary time for a DWI felony repetition.
Felony Alcohol Intervention Program in Tarrant County
- No prior 3(g) offenses, Intoxication Assault, Intoxication Manslaughter
- Must speak English
- Cannot still be serving a previous sentence
- Not excluded if picks up a new case, unless that case is caused by alcohol.
- Generally no unrelated pending cases
- Applicant must want help with alcohol addiction
- If eligible, then sent a letter
- Schedule interview w/in 45 days of letter and 90 days of case being filed
- If accepted, then must plea to DWI-Felony Repetition 7 year probated for 4 years with FAIP conditions.
- Case is transferred to CDC3 for term of probation and any revocations
- $1,350 fine
- 7 years probated for 4 years
- 10-day continuous custody
- Substance Abuse Assessment
- Follow recommended treatment
- 160 hours of Community Service
- Driver’s License suspended (to be reinstated with an Occupational License)
- FAIP specific classes like Alcoholics Anonymous and Partner in Recovery
- Restitution for any accident
- Maintain full-time job 40 hours or more.
- Phase One: 3 months: 90 AA in 90 days, coming to FAIP every work on Monday morning
- Phase Two: Treatment (approximately 4 months)
- Phase Three: Consistent Maintenance (approximately 6 months)
- Phase Four Continuing Care (approximately 8 months)
- Phase Five (Aftercare) in the community to complete the remainder of their 4-year probation term.
- Every advancement gets benefit: Community service waived, Vacation from meetings, etc.
- Admonishment in FAIP Court
- Loss of privileges
- Work assignments
- Increased supervision
- Demotion of phase advancements
- Days in jail
- Relapse Sanction
Revocations: 7-year sentence
- Any new felony arrest
- People who can’t work the program/keep a job/etc.
- Conduct threatening program: Forging AA sign-in
- Low Recidivism rate: 2%
- Must cheaper than standard probation
- Less jail time
- Less probation
- 15% recidivism
The Tarrant County Felony Alcohol Intervention Program (FAIP) is a post-adjudication program for the high-risk repeat DWI offender. We have had clients successfully enter Tarrant County FAIP with exceptional results. To find out how we can help you, contact at (817) 203-2220 or contact us online: