VETERANS COURT QUALIFICATIONS
You may be eligible for Veterans Court if you have served in the United States military and have a link between your military service and your criminal charges.
The Vet Court team will conduct an assessment with you on your first day at Vet Court. You will be asked to return in one to two weeks at which time a decision will be made as to your eligibility and suitability for Veterans Court.
If you are eligible for Veterans Court and choose to participate in the program you must:
If you successfully complete the 12+ months of Veterans Court, are compliant with your treatment, reside in Ventura and do not pick up additional charges you should be eligible for: waiving of your fines and fees (except victim restitution and outstanding fines and fees from other court cases), expungement of your record and sealing of your record (if requested). In addition your probation may be terminated at the successful completion of Veterans Court.