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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Greene County’s first Veterans’ Court holds first session

XENIA — Greene County Common Pleas Veterans’ Court held its inaugural session April 6, marking a historical first for the county.

The specialty court assists veterans through the criminal justice system. When a veteran is arrested for a felony — depending on the type of crime — he or she can go through certain criteria to determine eligibility into the program. But first and foremost, the court is entirely voluntary.

“The individual has to agree to be a part of it,” Judge Stephen Wolaver said following the session. “In fact, one of the things we did on Friday — they all signed contracts with me.”

Read the entire Xenia Gazette article by Anna Bolton below.

Xenia Daily Gazette article by Anna Bolton
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