How many hours a week does Felony Drug Court take?
There are five phases in the Felony Drug Court Program, and everyone must go through all five phases in order to successfully complete the program. The program requirements are like a stair step where there are more requirements at the start of the program than at the end. Everyone must attend an individual counseling session (once a week when you first start Felony Drug Court, to once a month when you near the end of Felony Drug Court), group counseling (in the evenings after 5:00 p.m. and/or on Saturday mornings), and drug court (a separate court session with other drug court participants on the first and third Thursday of every month at 5:00 p.m.). Those in the lower phases must also attend check-in (a separate time to drug test, turn in meetings, ask questions, and check in with drug court) on the second and fourth Thursday of every month at 5:00 p.m. Everyone must also attend a 12-step meeting of their choice on the day and time of their choice. The average time commitment in Phase I is seven to nine hours while the average time commitment in Phase V is three to four hours.

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1. Do I qualify for Felony Drug Court?
2. How do I know if I am legally qualified for Felony Drug Court?
3. How do I get clinically evaluated for the Felony Drug Court?
4. How much does the Felony Drug Court cost?
5. Can I take methadone or Adderall in the program if it is prescribed to me by my doctor?
6. I think my child / spouse needs Felony Drug Court. How do I get them in?
7. How can I find out my probation requirements?
8. How long is the Felony Drug Court Program?
9. How many hours a week does Felony Drug Court take?
10. What if I enter the Felony Drug Court Program but change my mind and don’t want to finish it?
11. What if I am terminated from Felony Drug Court?
12. I want to participate in Felony Drug Court, but I also am a student and do not live in Athens year-round. What should I do?
13. Will I get a dismissal in my case when I graduate from Felony Drug Court?
14. How do I learn more about the Felony Drug Court Program?