Lancaster County Veterans Treatment Court Program Structure

The Veterans Treatment Court program is designed to offer justice-involved Veterans the opportunity to remain in the community by through judicial supervision and ongoing treatment programming. The program was designed based on the Nebraska Veterans Treatment Courts Best-Practice Standards and Justice for Vets implementation recommendations. Lasting from 18 months to 24 months in length, the program targets veterans charged with criminal conduct. The program encompasses veteran services throughout Lancaster County, which requires intensive community based supervision through probation, as well as treatment services through the Department of Veterans Affairs for the veteran participants. District Court Judge John Colborn and District Court Judge Robert Otte are the Lancaster County Veterans Court Judges.