Floyd County Veterans Court expanding through partnerships with neighboring counties

Program hopes to help more veterans going through criminal justice system

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BY ELIZABETH DEPOMPEI

A Floyd County-based court program that serves veterans going through the criminal justice system is widening its reach thanks to partnerships with neighboring counties.

Floyd Co. Superior Court No. 3 Judge Maria Granger oversees the Veterans Court that was founded in 2011, the first of its kind in Indiana. The court works with the Department of Veterans Affairs and is designed to help veterans, including those who served multiple deployments, go through the court process and, if needed, get mental health or substance abuse treatment.hire vets

Next week, Granger and Clark County officials, including Clark County Prosecutor Jeremy Mull, will announce more details about how veterans in Clark County can now access the Veterans Court in Floyd County.

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