DUI Court

This project is funded under a Grant Contract with the State of Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.



Individuals may apply for the DUI Treatment Court at any time prior to sentencing. In addition, an otherwise eligible probationer who becomes subject to an application to revoke their probation may be eligible for admission. Individuals must have a minimum of twelve (12) months remaining on their probationary period in order to be eligible.

Eligibility Requirements are as followed:

  • Candidate must voluntarily agree to enter the DUI Treatment Court.

  • Candidate must be eighteen (18) years or older.

  • Candidate must reside within the 16th Judicial District.

  • Candidate must not have violent charges that would make them ineligible.

  • Candidate must self-report a history of substance abuse

  • Candidate must be charged with a DUI 2nd or more.

  • Candidate must have all legal matters in other courts and/or other jurisdictions resolved.

  • Candidate must score as moderate risk/moderate need on the TNRAS.