Therapeutic Courts

Pierce County Superior Court has the following Therapeutic Courts:

Felony Drug Court

The primary goal of the Pierce County Felony Drug Court is to reduce recidivism and the need for incarceration by offering an alternative to jail and probation through participation in assessment, education and treatment for nonviolent, drug- addicted defendants that will take a minimum of 12 months.

Veterans Drug Court

The Veteran's Drug Court Track is designed to help Veterans who are addicted to drugs and alcohol. The Veterans Track follows the Felony Drug Court program structure while introducing multiple components specific to Veterans.

Felony Mental Health Court

A partnership between court and treatment to optimize recovery through accountability.

Family Recovery Court

Family Recovery Court in Pierce County is a pioneering effort to provide a better, more effective approach towards dealing with child custody issues in situations where parents are addicted to drugs.