What is the Veteran’s Treatment Court?
The Veteran’s Treatment Court serves U.S. Military Veterans involved in the criminal justice systems who suffer from service-related substance abuse or mental health issues.
Who is Eligible to Participate in Veteran’s Treatment Court?
In order to participate, you must be a veteran or current member of the U.S. Military. You must also qualify for benefits through the Veteran’s Administration (this generally means that you were honorably discharged and have been on active duty for not less than two years, unless you suffered a service related injury). Participants must have a service related substance abuse or mental health issue. Participants must have either no, or a low-level history of violence. Applicants will be reviewed to ensure that they meet each of these eligibility requirements.
Individuals charged with or previously convicted of a sex crime will not be eligible to participate.
What are the Program Requirements for Veteran’s Treatment Court?
Treatment in this program includes drug testing, intensive individual and group counseling sessions, trauma focused therapy, medical services (including traumatic brain injury (TBI) and pain management), vocational education services, and regular court hearings.
The average length of the program is one year, though the program can be extended based on participation and compliance with the treatment program.
How Much Does Veteran’s Treatment Court Cost?
Participants in the program will be required to pay $1,500 to cover the program costs. However, this fee can be paid in monthly installments.
If you or someone you know are facing criminal charges, call us at 702-405-0001. The attorneys are The Wright Law Group, P.C. have more than 25 years of experience helping clients navigate the complexities of the criminal justice system. We can help you achieve the best possible outcome for your criminal case, and for those who qualify, we can assist you with admission to the Veteran’s Treatment Court. Our consultations are always free and confidential.