Tarrant County offers a diversion program through Tarrant County Criminal Court No. 5. The purpose is to permit defendants, in a non-adversarial manner, to attend services designed to prevent violence against women.
What are the criteria to join the Tarrant County Domestic Violence Diversion Program?
- There has to be violence between partners
- No violations of protective orders in the defendant’s history;
- No stalking
- No Open Warrant
- No other pending charges,
- No prior history of diversion;
- Commitment to complete the program, and
- The victim agrees for the defendant to participate.
How do you get into the Domestic Violence Diversion Program?
Defendants are selected for participation by completing a screening program.
What will the program entail?
Domestic Violence Diversion Program is tailored to its participants to address each participant’s needs.
If you have questions about an arrest for a family violence assault or any domestic violence offense, call 817-231-0023 to set up a consultation to discuss your case. Whether you are eligible for a program and whether it is the right program for you depends upon your individual circumstance.