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Veterans Outreach Court

Hillsborough County Veterans Outreach Court

Are you or do you know someone who is a military veteran that needs help with criminal court cases and traffic citations from Hillsborough County, Florida? If yes, the Hillsborough County Clerk of Court & Comptroller and the 13th Judicial Circuit Court are partnering along with the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office, Hillsborough County Public Defender’s Office, Hillsborough County Veterans Services, US Department of Veterans Affairs and various local veterans organizations to bring the 2021 Veterans Outreach Court to you on Friday, November 19, 2021. The hearings will be held at the James A. Haley Veteran’s Hospital Campus. Pre-registration is required. The event will be limited to 49 registrants and is being held at the Grand Oaks Office Building, Hidden River Complex, 8900 Grand Oak Circle, Tampa, FL (across the street from the VA Campus Annex, where it has been held in year's past) this year to allow for social distancing.

Military veteran participants must register in advance between August 23, 2021 and November 5, 2021 (registrations will close sooner is all seats become filled) on this website. Participation will limited to the first 49 qualified military veteran registrants, so do not wait to register if you are a military veteran who wants to participate in this year's event. Driving and court records will be reviewed in advance. Qualified participants will receive a notice in the mail of their scheduled time. A Notice of Hearing will be mailed to the mailing address that you provide. Hearing notices can also be viewed in your case online

Driver's license suspension cases excluded from this event include suspensions due to unpaid child support, DUI, felonies involving traffic offenses, habitual offender license revocations, suspensions resulting from violations or incidents that occurred outside of Hillsborough County Florida, and suspensions for failure to complete driver training programs, driver improvement courses and/or alcohol or substance abuse education. A consultation with a private attorney in those cases is recommended.

Registration for the 2021 Hillsborough County Veterans Outreach Court is now closed. Veterans who qualified for the event will receive notice of their hearing time. All hearings will be conducted on Friday, November 19, 2021 near the VA Campus Annex at the Grand Oaks Office Building, Hidden River Complex, 8900 Grand Oak Circle, Tampa Florida. This location is across the street from the VA building and will allow for social distancing while the event is held.