Veterans Courts

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Alabama

Alaska

Alaska Veterans Court. Alaska Court System (November 2008).  The Anchorage Alaska Veterans Court is a special court within the justice system that assists veterans charged with misdemeanors.

Arizona

List of Veterans' Courts in Arizona.  Arizona Supreme Court's sponsored site that provides contact information and links to all Veteran's courts located throughout AZ.

Maricopa County Veterans Court Brochure

Arkansas

California

California Veterans Courts (9 courts as of December 2011).

Veteran Court Fact Sheet

Colorado

Colorado Judicial Branch: Problem Solving Courts.  Provides locations of Veteran's treatment courts located throughout CO.

Colorado Springs Veterans Trauma Court.  First Veteran's court established in CO, in 2009.

Adams County Court for Veterans.  Established in 2014.

Connecticut

Findings on the Aftereffects of Service in Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.  Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services report from 2008 recommending the Jail Diversion program currently in place for veterans in CT.

Delaware

Florida

Veterans Courts.  Provides contact information for veterans courts located throughout Florida.  As of March 2015, FL has 22 veterans courts in operation, two of which are operating as a part of a drug court and/or mental health court.

Veterans Resource Guide for the Florida State Court System.  2014

The Florida Senate Bill Analysis and Fiscal Impact Statement. 2011

Veterans Court - The Florida State Senate.  2010

Georgia

Hawaii

Veterans Treatment Courts.  Initiated in 2013.

Idaho

Veterans Treatment Court.  Fact Sheet about the six currently operating Veteran's Courts located throughout Idaho.

Idaho's Problem Solving Courts Coordinators & Committee.  Provides contact information for the Veteran's Courts in ID.

Illinois

Veterans Court Locations and Contact Information.  Provided by the Illinois Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health and Justice. 

Uniform Standards, Certification and Application Forms.  The Illinois Association of Problem-Solving Courts provides these forms, approved by the IL Supreme Court in November, 2015.  All Problem Solving Courts in IL will have to be certified by the IL Supreme Court by 1/1/17.

Madison County Veterans' Treatment Court

Indiana

Problem-Solving Courts.  Indiana Judicial Center provides contact information for Veterans Courts located throughout IN, as well as Problem-Solving Court Rules, Practice Guidelines and Certification Applications.

Kansas

Johnson County Veterans Treatment Court.  Launched in January 2016, it is the first Veteran's court in KS.

Kentucky

Jefferson County Veterans Treatment Court  was launched in November 2012 and is the first of its kind in Kentucky.
Veterans Treatment Court
List of Veterans Treatment Court Programs

Louisiana

Maine

Co-Occurring Disorders and Veterans Court in Augusta.  The only Veterans court program in Maine.  It does accept referrals from throughout the state.

Michigan

Michigan Veterans Treatment Court.  Provides contact information for all Veterans Treatment Courts located throughout MI.

Manual For Judges.  2015 guide of best practices of existing MI VTC judges.

Ingham County Veterans’ Treatment Court

Developing and Implementing a Veterans’ Treatment Court in Michigan

Minnesota

Minnesota's Veterans Treatment Courts.  Minnesota's Judicial Branch provides locations of Veteran's Courts located throughout MN.

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nevada

New Hampshire

The state’s first veterans court is dedicated.

New York

North Carolina

Harnett and Cumberland Counties have veterans courts

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Performance Measures.  The first set of performance measures for Veterans Treatment Courts, designed to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of PA's Veterans Treatment Courts.

Pennsylvania Veterans Courts.  Provides contact information for Veterans Treatment Courts located throughout PA.

Rhode Island

Veterans Treatment Court. The first Veterans Court in New England opened its doors for referrals in the District Court in April 2011.

Veterans Court

Rhode Island Court Tailors Justice to the Special Needs of Veterans

South Carolina

South Dakota

Veterans Treatment Court integrates the principles of Drug Court to serve military veterans. 

Tennessee

Texas

Veterans Courts in Texas -Texas A & M University System. This resource provides contact information and schedules for the Texas Veterans Courts.

Veterans Courts Explained

Utah

Virginia

Hampton Circuit Court will host the state's first substance-abuse docket for veterans charged with felonies.

Fairfax County Veterans Treatment Docket

Washington

Wisconsin

Rock County Veterans Court Brochure

Wisconsin Veterans Court Initiative includes a county by county list of court programs for Wisconsin veterans.

Court Programs for Wisconsin Veterans