Past/Current Military

Diversion and Alternative Sentencing


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Watch our FREE MCLE training on criminal statutes for past and current members of the US military: PC 858, PC 1001.80, PC 1170.9, PC 1170.91, how to seek pre-plea misdemeanor military diversion, case dismissal upon completion of a veteran treatment, and other relief for mitigation and alternative sentencing in criminal courts.

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Judicial Council training regarding the NEW mental health diversion statute PC 1001.36

VA Veteran Justice and Jail Outreach Workers

  • The VA employs Veteran Justices Staff called Veteran Justice Outreach Workers (VJOs) and Jail Outreach Workers (JOWs) that help veterans with alternative sentencing. 

  • VJOs and JOWs can visit veterans in jail.

  • They can verify veteran status & benefits, get records, arrange treatment, and provide other services.

  • Attorneys, family members, and others, can also contact them for assistance with veteran cases.


VA Vet Justice Outreach (VJO)

Jail Outreach Workers (JOW)


Veteran Legal Resources

  • The non-profit organizations below help with veteran benefits and other legal issues.

  • They do not do not handle criminal cases.

  • Basic/most services are FREE to veterans, contact each organization for details.


Veteran Non-Legal Resources

       Provides quality referrals to combat vets, MST 

       survivors and families to various VA programs


       (310)478-3711 ext. 42354

       In-takes Wednesdays 10am-1pm

General CVJP Resources





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