A drug conviction can negatively impact all aspects of your life and leave a permanent mark on your criminal record. If you’re a first-time drug offender, though, you might be able to avoid the consequences associated with a drug conviction and get a second chance.
Here in Tarrant County, we have a number of diversion programs that focus on rehabilitating offenders instead of having them go through the typical criminal justice system process. There are specialty programs for felony DWI offenders, veteran offenders, youthful offenders, and domestic violence offenders.
In addition to these programs and others, our county also has a First Offender Drug Program (FODP). Let’s look at this program in depth to determine, as a first-time offender of [...]