The North Texas Regional Veterans Court is a diversion program for Veterans who are currently facing prosecution for one or more criminal cases.  The program offers offenders a treatment option that is judicially supervised.  It is designed to divert Veterans out of the traditional criminal justice process and into appropriate rehabilitative alternatives.  The North Texas Regional Veterans Court is the first regional veterans court program in the country, covering Fannin, Collin, Grayson, Rockwall, and Kaufman Counties.

Criteria for Participation

  • Veteran or current member of the United States Armed Forces, including a member of the Reserves, National Guard, or State Guard
  • Connection between offense and military service and military service materially affected the Veteran’s criminal conduct at issue in the case
  • Honorable or General Under Honorable Conditions Discharge

Who to Contact

The program manager for the North Texas Regional Veterans Court is Jennifer Smith and she can be reached at

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