‘Homeless court’ works to move clients out of legal trouble

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‘Homeless court’ works to move clients out of legal trouble

February 17, 2018 | Patti Brandt Burgess | Traverse City Record-Eagle
The specialized court lets homeless people pay their fines using another currency. That means they can agree to get counseling, to stop drinking or taking drugs, to attend 12-step meetings, to find a job and more, with the program specifically tailored to each person.
Tags: Courts | Housing: Homelessness