Published: September, 2016| Tracey Kyckelhahn, Ramona R. Rantala, Suzanne M. Strong

This report presents information on various aspects of problem-solving courts, such as funding sources, disqualifying offenses, points of entry, status hearings, services, and benefits to participants. It also examines differences between adult and juvenile drug and mental health courts. Data for this report are from the 2012 Census of Problem-Solving Courts.

The report describes type, location, and characteristics of all known problem-solving courts in 2012. Types of problem-solving courts include:

  • drug
  • mental health
  • family
  • youth speciality
  • hybrid DWI/drug
  • DWI
  • domestic violence
  • veterans
  • tribal wellness
  • other speciality courts.