The Honorable Nancy Hohengarten, County Court at Law #5

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The purpose of the Misdemeanor Mental Health Diversion Docket is to provide court supervision for defendants diagnosed with mental illness who have entered an agreement with the State to have their criminal case dismissed after a period of treatment and stability.

Program

Defendants are released on personal bond with conditions that are agreed to by the State and are supervised by specialized pretrial service officers. Defendants report monthly until their case is dismissed.

  • Mental health diagnosis
  • Pending misdemeanor offense
  • Approval by prosecution

Attorneys for defendants should contact the prosecutor below regarding application.

Contact Person

Jason Steans
(512) 854-9880