Collaborative justice courts, also known as problem solving courts, combine judicial supervision with rehabilitation services to focus on recovery to reduce recidivism and improve offender outcomes.
Drug Court: Drug Court is a problem solving court established in Mariposa over two decades ago. This court uses a specialized model in which a team of professionals work together to help offenders into long-term recovery. This team consists of the Superior Court Judge, Deputy District Attorney, Defense, Probation, and other various treatment providers. Drug Court sessions are held once a week, on Wednesdays.
Behavioral Health Court: Behavioral health court is a problem solving court which aims to aid a specified problem such as drug use, mental health illness, and domestic violence with specialized treatment that incentives adherence to treatment plans and applies legal sanctions to nonadherence.The Behavioral Health Court Team consists of the Superior Court Judge, Deputy District Attorney, Probation, Defense, and two Behavioral Health Clinicians. Behavioral Health Court sessions are held once a week, on Wednesdays
Prop 36 Court: Prop 36 is a sentencing initiative that allows non-violent drug offenders to serve their time on Probation while attending multiple drug counseling sessions to assist in their sobriety rather than being incarcerated. The Prop 36 Team consists of the Superior Court Judge, Deputy District Attorney, Probation, Defense, and various treatment providers. These court proceedings occur the first Wednesday of each month.