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Veteran's Court
Meet the Team

Trish Breeding - Director
525 N University Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Veterans Treatment Court

The Rutherford County Recovery Court has just recently added a new Veterans Treatment Court to meet the specific needs of the men and women who have served our country and returned with challenges as a result of their experiences in difficult circumstances. The Rutherford County Veterans Treatment Court's goal is to give veterans a new chance at a stable and productive life. Through a judicially structured program, eligible veteran-defendants with substance dependency and/or mental illness, who are charged with felony or misdemeanor non-violent criminal offense(s), are furloughed to a specialized criminal court docket. Veterans are identified through evidence-based screening and assessments which includes a mental health evaluation, and an alcohol/substance abuse assessment. Veterans participating in this program are supervised by case managers assigned to assist the veteran with his or her specific plan of treatment. Judge Ben Hall McFarlin presides over the court.

The adult program has phases to complete.

For more information on Veteran Services in Rutherford County visit please the Veteran's Services page.

This project is funded under a Grant Contract with the State of Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. All notices by the Grantee in relation to this Grant Contract shall be approved by the State.